AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Yewande Omotoso

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Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The Farafina Creative Writing Workshop

Guest Post by Yewande Omotoso If someone told me when I was five or fifteen that at thirty-two I would sit in an air-conditioned room in Lagos, on Victoria Island, with a woman named Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and twenty other writers and I would sit for nine days and we would all talk about writing,

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Bom Boy

‘A thing had begun to grow like a tree in Leke’s throat.’ So begins Yewande Omotoso’s Bom Boy, a bright debut novel that sits comfortably in the realm of magic realism, somewhere between folklore, memoir and modern...