AFREADA and Africa Writes invites writers to participate in a 500-word competition which is based on Chigozie Obioma’s latest novel, An Orchestra of Minorities.
Girl, before your father implanted you in your mother’s womb, before being assigned your X’s and not the salubrious Y’s, you were in the water, in the air, in the elements… [2mins]
A farmer’s son, saw the civilians of their village roam the streets near the countryside border. He asked his father if he could join the revolution… [1min]
Has anyone checked on you since you told the elders that you could no longer bear the weight? I know it wasn’t an easy conversation… [2mins}
I always imagined I would die in a car accident. It would be predestined, not even the seat belt would save me. A car driving at a high speed would ram into my side of the car and BAM! …[8mins]
As a young girl in college, Anna followed the latest fashion trends. Our nails were covered in shockingly bright pink nail varnish, absolute white, screaming reds, and ultra-fashionable black and gold… [6mins]
The endless chatter felt as if someone was re-assembling waste shrapnel in some form of convoluted reconstructionist dilemma… [8mins]