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The Belonging
The Belonging

He looks at me again; his eyes narrow and then he walks off. I swallow. This is the second time Frank has called whilst I’ve been at Lewis’s. Late that night I lie alone in my bed, and wonder what it would like to belong to Lewis totally, mind, body and soul. I know that’s

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Searching for a Princess
Searching for a Princess

I would stand in the front of the mirror and hate what I saw. A dark face, round nose and wide lips framed by lots of woolly hair. My foster mum said I was a princess. So I spent years looking for a princess like me to show up on the telly. She never did.

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What readers say

Revelatory, nuanced and robust. These stories exploring Naija love in all it's glorious complexity sing off the page.

Irenosen Okojie, Betty Trask Award Winner

Ola Awonubi is a new fresh voice. Her love stories are heartwarming and refreshingly African. They remind us of all that is delightful about African storytelling.

Ainehi Edoro, Founder of Brittle Paper and Asst Professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison

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