8 MUST-READ NIGERIAN SHORT STORY COLLECTION

HERE ARE 8 NIGERIAN 🇳🇬 SHORT STORY COLLECTION YOU SHOULD READ. Short stories provide a good way to experience beautiful storytelling without spending much time figuring and wondering what will go down next. I personally enjoy reading short stories because I get to experience different emotions and meet a different protagonist in each story. Also … Continue reading 8 MUST-READ NIGERIAN SHORT STORY COLLECTION

HEADSCARVES AND HYMENS: WHY THE MIDDLE EAST NEEDS A SEXUAL REVOLUTION BY MONA ELTAHAWY

Headscarves and Hymens is a manifesto by Egyptian American Writer and feminist Mona Eltahawy. It builds on and draws from her personal experiences while living in Egypt, facts and statistics bordering on stories chronicling the lived realities of women in the Middle East. Mona presents a detailed analysis of how misogyny in the middle east … Continue reading HEADSCARVES AND HYMENS: WHY THE MIDDLE EAST NEEDS A SEXUAL REVOLUTION BY MONA ELTAHAWY

SEEDS

"Home training" second to "Let us pray" were my father's favourite words. For home training, you either lacked it and needed to be beaten into a form or you lacked it so much that only prayers could do it hence his second favourite word "Let us pray". It was Obe's turn that night to hear … Continue reading SEEDS

TEACHING MY MOTHER HOW TO GIVE BIRTH BY WARSAN SHIRE

In teaching my mother how to give birth, Warsan Shire gifts us with raw, powerful, transfixing poems that tell stories encircling around the themes of immigration, refugee experiences, war, violence against women, policing virginity, religious sexism, silence and breaking silence among others. I instantly knew I was going to love most of the poems in … Continue reading TEACHING MY MOTHER HOW TO GIVE BIRTH BY WARSAN SHIRE