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The Water Spirits: a slice of new fiction by Kiprop Kimutai

The Water Spirits  speaks about how grief and loss can disintegrate a family. Kogi, a seventeen year old boy, has finished High School and lives with his mother Susanna and his sister Chebet in a village called Tolosio. Their father, Jonathan, has recently passed on, and they are all dealing with this loss in various […]

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Snapper: short fiction by Irenosen Okojie

Snapper by Irenosen Okojie   I’m scooping up a broken map of fish bones from my soup when you say “It’s great, honestly, you should see the craftsmanship on this thing! And God knows how old it is.” We’re sitting in Lazzaria restaurant, complete with dim lighting, cabaret style setting, deep red velvet curtains and […]

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Vegas by Irenosen Okojie

Home Slice Lit Series Home Slice is thrilled to launch a series of contemporary creative writing with Irenosen Okojie. This London-based Nigerian writes short fiction that is the literary equivalent of knock out punch the senses. And, her opinion pieces on the lack of diversity in London’s literary realm refreshingly honest. We will be featuring […]

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Gillian’s Jamaica

    Say Jamaica to most Americans and the first thing that comes to mind is vacation, beach, sun, alcoholic drinks with wedges of pineapple, Rastas, Reggae and Bob Marley. All is true, but you don’t have to live there to know how much more there is to say about this complex and varied nation […]

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A Now & Later Man: Novelist Marcus Guillory

  On Becoming an Author Publishing a book feels like getting tapped for some secret society.  For the past seven years, anytime I was near a bookstore, I would go in, find the fiction section then have a moment of silence right at the spot where my book would be placed. I did this every […]

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