I carry his memory around me…. I bear him in my pouch like a kangaroo carries her young…. I do not remember clearly anyone before him. Do they even exist? Every love I’ve had before now has become hazy, chaff…
A short piece on the theme of Belonging, read by the author at the 29th Annual PEN Faulkner Celebration in Washington, D.C., on October 16, 2017.
In his first short story to be published, Roy weaves the intricacies of relationship issues, as experienced by the narrator, and by the latter’s aunt, into a beautiful juxtaposition that portrays two people’s differing approaches to love.
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Photo Credit (All Pictures): Nchanji Melvin Yesterday evening, at the Goethe-institut Kamerun, Bakwa Magazine organised a double event. … More
“Bad Lake” by Nkiacha Atemnkeng “Brrrrrrrrr” by A. Bouna Guazong “De passion et d’encre” by Bengono Essola Edouard … More
Edwige-Renée Dro Ahead of tomorrow’s release of the shortlist for our short story competition, one of the judges, Edwige-Renée … More
Cliquez ici pour lire la version en français UPDATE: the deadline has been extended to August 15 Bakwa magazine, the … More
“December Rain” highlights familiar, yet very important issues: displacement and homecoming. With an eye for detail and a keen sense … More
With her mother’s death still heavy on her heart, Onyinye’s father makes arrangements for her to marry the person … More