Mother says there are locked rooms inside all women. Rooms where the sound doesn’t travel because it doesn’t know how. Shelters for all those things we think we shouldn’t be. [2mins]

This story was published as a finalist of the AFREADA x Africa Writes Competition.

We haven’t seen Nana; not since the fire. I told friends at school it was a blaze, but I lied, like always. It was just a fire, spreading quickly and evenly throughout our kitchen… [2mins]

This story was published as the winner of the 2018 AFREADA x Africa Writes Competition.