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Akwaeke Emezi | In Conversation

Akwaeke Emezi & Halimat Shode

We talked with Akwaeke Emezi about their debut novel, Freshwater, a story of spirit selves known...

Akwaeke Emezi

Akwaeke Emezi is an Igbo and Tamil writer and video artist based in liminal spaces. Their short story ‘Who Is Like God’ won the 2017 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Africa, and their debut novel, Freshwater, is forthcoming from Grove Atlantic in Winter 2018.

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Halimat Shode

Halimat Shode is the 2018 Aziz Foundation intern at Granta magazine.

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