GUEST EDITORS

Ya Mallen Jagne, Nadu Ologoudou and Tamanda Kanjaye

COVER IMAGE

Image title: We Celebrate Love and the Bonds That Unite Us
Photography: Nadaud Aïcha Fall

ILLUSTRATOR

Mòje Ikpeme

IN THIS ISSUE

 

FICTION

Davina Philomena Kawuma, iman adam, Chioniso Tsikisayi, B. T. Karuma, Fatima Abdullahi

POETRY

Alvin Kathembe, Sulayman Saye, Olowo Qudus Opeyemi, Tawiah Mensah, Fadairo Tesleem

NONFICTION

Mugabi Byenkya, Mariam Tijani, Mark Ato Kwamena Mensah, Nicole Adabunu, Chinaza James-Ibe

PHOTOGRAPHY

Bongani Khumalo, Aaliyah André

EDITOR’S NOTE

The Kaleidoscope of Voices Unheard

An Editorial

INTRODUCTION

A Mosaic of Our Shared Humanity

An introduction to the issue by the guest editors:

Ya Mallen Jagne, Nadu Ologoudou and Tamanda Kanjaye

FICTION

The Rain Translates My Bibi to Me
iman adam

A Grain of Rice in the Heart of Genocide
Chioniso Tsikisayi

clean read
Davina Philomena Kawuma

Hallowed is the Flesh
B. T. Karuma

The Weight of Our Walls
Fatima Abdullahi

POETRY

For You, I Could Be Soft Again & Other Poems
Tawiah Mensah

The Echoes of Gaza & Other Poems
Fadairo Tesleem

A Broken Boy’s Requiem & Other Poems
Olowo Qudus Opeyemi

The Weight of Letters & Other Poems
Alvin Kathembe

Two Poems
Sulayman Saye

NONFICTION

Bugolobi Flats: Block 34, D2
Mugabi Byenkya

A Reggae Blue-Black Dream
Mariam Tijani

Ivory Tower
Mark Ato Kwamena Mensah

Loving in Lowercase
Nicole Adabunu

Love, Death, and Dominoes
Chinaza James-Ibe

PHOTOGRAPHY

The Chosen One
Bongani Khumalo

Allegorical Portrait of Two Women
Aaliyah André

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