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Literary Nonfiction. African & African American Studies. LIMBE TO LAGOS is a collection of narrative nonfiction and formidable writing by emerging Cameroonian and Nigerian writers. The anthology is a window into the contemporary African experience. New writing by Adams Adeosun, Afope Ojo, Caleb Ajinomoh, Godwin Luba, Howard M.B. Maximus, Lucia Edafioka, Nkiacha Atemnkeng, Raoul Djimeli, Sada Malumfashi, and Socrates Mbamalu.
Dami Ajayi is a poet, short story writer, essayist, and medical doctor. His debut book of poems, Clinical Blues (WriteHouse Collective, 2014), was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize. His poems are featured on BBC Radio 4, Prosopisia, World Poetry Book, Badilisha Poetry X-Change, Enkare, and elsewhere. His fiction has been widely anthologized, like Kalahari Review, Afreada, Jalada Africa, Gambit: Newer African Writing, and ITCHM magazine. His nonfiction has been published in the Guardian UK, Chimurenga Chronic, Die Zeit, Wawa Book Review, OlisaTV, and Bakwa. His latest book, A Woman's Body is a Country (Ouida, 2017), was selected by Quartz Africa as one of best books of 2017. He is a Senior Registrar of Psychiatry at Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba.Dzekashu MacViban is a writer, journalist, and editor based in Yaoundé. In 2011, he published a collection of poems titled Scions of the Malcontent and founded Bakwa magazine. After a one-year gig at the Ann Arbor Review of Books, he subsequently wrote for Goethe.de/kamerun, The Africa Report, This Is Africa, and IDG Connect. In 2016, he was a writer-in-residence at the Ebedi International Writers Residency. His fiction has appeared in Wasafiri, Kwani?, and Jungle Jim. He was runner- up for the Sonora Review's Flash Friday Caption Contest in 2012, and received Special Mention for the 2016 Short Story Day Africa Prize.Emmanuel Iduma is the author of A Stranger's Pose, a book of travel stories, and THE SOUND OF THINGS TO COME (The Mantle, 2016), a novel. Born and raised in Nigeria, his stories and essays on art appear frequently in journals, magazines, artists' books, and exhibition catalogues. He received a 2017 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation grant in arts writing and is a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts, New York. He cofounded Saraba magazine, and serves as its editor.Author City: LAGOS NGR