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

OUT March 2017 in all good bookstores in South Africa
OUT in June 2017 in the rest of the world

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.


  • 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)


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