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Podcast | Vanessa Onwuemezi

Vanessa Onwuemezi

‘I think sometimes that when things are really explained to you, you kind of cheat someone from experiencing a deeper feeling.’

Vanessa Onwuemezi talks about her book Dark Neighbourhood.

Vanessa Onwuemezi

Vanessa Onwuemezi is a writer and poet living in London. She won the White Review Short Story Prize in 2019 and her work has appeared in frieze and Prototype. Her debut story collection, Dark Neighbourhood, was published in 2021 and was named one of the Guardian’s Best Books of 2021. It was shortlisted for both the Republic of Consciousness Prize and the Edge Hill Prize in 2022.

Photograph © Lewis Khan

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