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Who Is Like God

Akwaeke Emezi

‘I grew up thinking He was folded into her body, very gently, like when she folded sifted icing sugar into beaten egg white, those kinds of loving corners.’

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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