Gladwell Pamba lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya. She has previously been longlisted for the African Writivism Short Story Prize and won AFREADA Contest in 2019. Her works appear or are forthcoming in The Offing, Waxwing Journal, Five South, Tint Journal, Sahifa Journal and elsewhere. Gladwell blogs at chingano.com and tweets from @GladwellPamba.
Haruna Solomon Binkam is a writer and poet from Jos, Nigeria. He was a finalist of the Vancouver Manuscript Intensive Fellowship and recipient of the Bada Murya Fellowship. His works have appeared or are forthcoming in Narrative landscape, Afreecan Read, Carousel, and Nantygreens. He finds fireflies fascinating.
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Deborah Oluniran has a degree in Educational Psychology. Her works have appeared in Kalahari Review, Agbówo, LitroUk and others. She is an alumna of Chimamanda's Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshops (2018). Deborah's interests concern mental health and the beautiful complexities of the human mind. When she is not writing, she is working as a freelance editor.
Foday Mannah hails from Sierra Leone and currently lives in Scotland, where he is employed as a teacher of English. He holds an MSc in International Conflict and Cooperation from the University of Stirling and an MA with Distinction in Professional Writing from Falmouth University. In his writing, Foday seeks to represent the experiences of the remarkable people he encounters in life; within this context, his pieces often explore and highlight the disproportionate use of power — both domestic and political.
His short story, Amie Samba, was shortlisted and published in the 2019 Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology. Foday has also had pieces shortlisted and longlisted/highly commended for the Commonwealth, Bridport, Sean O’Faolain, Mo Siewcharran, Brick Lane and Morley writing competitions.
He has also had stories published in Doek Literary Magazine and The Decolonial Passage.
Okwubi Godwin Adah is a Nigerian writer. He is presently an undergraduate at the University of Benin and is the winner of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize 2020 (NSPP 2020). He enjoys reading Cormac McCarthy and playing video games
Carl Terver is a Nigerian writer and poet, and holds a BA English from BSU, Makurdi. He was assistant digital editor at Praxis magazine and now Founding Editor of Afapinen. His essays have been published in The Republic, The Question Marker, Praxis, and The Shallow Tales Review. His poetry chapbook is For Girl at Rubicon.