Moon Secrets by Lauri Kubuitsile

Moon Secrets

She sits down on the sofa, exhausted, and turns on the TV. Much against her character, Goitsemang has grown to like reality crime shows, especially ones about serial killers. So she’s happy to see one is starting. She doesn’t dig too deep as to why she enjoys learning about killers. Maybe it’s a break from […]


My Country is a Crying Child By Ané Breytenbach

My Country is a Crying Child

I wrote an email to a friend the other day that began like this: When I was a kid, I used to say quiet thank yous to the universe that there were no tsunamis or earthquakes or tornadoes where we are from. Like I had luckily been born in the one safe place on earth. […]

 Grandpa’s Cupboard By Ifeanyichukwu Eze

Grandpa’s Cupboard

I want to remember. No. I don’t want to keep remembering. But shouldn’t I? His face keeps popping up here and there, in my dreams, in my wakefulness, smiling his familiar assured smile, inciting me to come and play, as if he was here. He doesn’t say anything, only the smile. The last smile. We […]