In this issue we feature writing and images beyond genre, outside any one theme, and made in the spirit of generosity. We insist on open conversations about identity, humanity, gender, sexuality and religion.
The first story is “Losing my Father” the first chapter in a forthcoming memoir by Ola Osifo Osaze. Osaze is one of the awardees of our manuscript prize in the nonfiction category. He tells a compelling story about being a transgender.
In “Great Rift Valley,” Halimo Hassen reflects on the memories of her youth in the mountains of Mieso.