Day: Jan 24, 2019

“To explore questions I don’t have answers to” – Ope Adedeji talks about her burgeoning interest in African religions

In Omo Omo Omo, Ope Adedeji’s inventive use of shadows as both a menacing real-life presence and metaphor for the marginalisation of African indigenous religions under Western colonisation leaves readers with a particularly captivating narrator who must reconcile her sexuality with her mother’s disapproval. Omo Omo Omo has been longlisted for The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! (2018) What was the germination of your story?  I started to think of this story one day walking home from work; I […]

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