Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa Edited by Efemia Chela, Bongani Kona and Helen Moffett

07 Mar 2017
Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa Edited by Efemia Chela, Bongani Kona and Helen Moffett

PEN SA members Efemia Chela and Helen Moffett edited Short Story Day Africa‘s 2017 anthology Migrations along with Bongani Kona. Stories by PEN SA members Fred Khumalo, Arja Salafranca and Karen Jennings are included in the anthology.

The story of Africa is the story of souls migrating. Twenty-one of Africa’s finest writers bring fresh urgent perspectives to one of our most profound phenomena, and the basis of all our greatest stories.

Contents:

  • Mirette Bhagat Eskaros ,”Exodus” (Egypt)
  • Stacy Hardy, “Involution” (SA)
  • Okafor Tochukwu , “Leaving” (Nigeria)
  • Lauri Kubuitsile, “Movement in the Key of Love ” (Botswana)
  • Blaize Kaye, “Diaspora Electronica” (SA)
  • Umar Turaki, “Naming” (Nigeria)
  • Aba Asibon, “Things We Found North of the Sunset” (Ghana)
  • Mary Ononokpono, “Ayanti” (Nigeria)
  • Gamu Chamisa, “Bleed” (Zimbabwe)
  • Fred Khumalo, “This Bus Is Not Full!” (SA)
  • Mignotte Mekuria, “Of Fire” (Ethiopia)
  • Nyarsipi Odeph, “My Sister’s Husband” (Kenya)
  • Arja Salafranca, “The Castle” (SA)
  • Francis Aubee, “Teii mom, win rekk lah” (The Gambia)
  • Sibongile Fisher, “A Door Ajar” (SA) ssda prize winner
  • Megan Ross, “Farang” (SA)
  • Anne Moraa, “Lymph” (Kenya)
  • TJ Benson, “Tea” (Nigeria)
  • Edwin Okolo, “The Fates” (Nigeria)
  • Karen Jennings, “Keeping” (SA)
  • Izda Luhumyo, “The Impossibility of Home” (Kenya)

Date of Publication: March 2017
Website: shortstorydayafrica.org

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