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Chronicling the African Renaissance

short stories

Black Soul: Black Love Matters
4 years ago

Black Soul: Black Love Matters

Her mind always seemed to make love to the possibilities of forever. Forever was tempting. Forever tiptoed and slow danced in the darkest and deepest grooves of her brain—the basement …
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Goodbye to the Girl I Once Was: A Placeholder
5 years ago

Goodbye to the Girl I Once Was: A Placeholder

“We weren’t dating, I was just a placeholder,” I say confidently, holding the mug to my lips, slit-like eyes watching you across the table, sipping coffee, my …
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Book Review: Happiness, Like Water by Chinelo Okparanta
6 years ago

Book Review: Happiness, Like Water by Chinelo Okparanta

Happiness, Like Water was a pleasure to read. In this collection of ten short stories, Chinelo Okparanta takes us to and fro from Nigeria to the USA through the …
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