2016 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop

Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award-winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from June 21 to July 1, 2016. The workshop is sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. The Caine Prize-winning Kenyan writer, Binyavanga Wainaina, Aslak Sira Myhre and others will co-teach the workshop alongside […]

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The Honest Truth VI: The Straitjacket Epiphany

Now at this juncture, I could pretend that the things I have mentioned so far encompass my entire manic experience: An explosion of thoughts, words, and deeds, grounded in suppressed emotions. But in fact, these were only the tip of the iceberg: A fitting description, because such is all the world got to see. Beneath the […]

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The Honest Truth V: Out of the Abundance

As I lay in bed recuperating over the course of the next 2 weeks, I began reflecting over the things I had declared so publicly while “out of my mind.” I talked to friends and family who had shown concern, and was surprised to find that unlike me, most didn’t find my Facebook outburst so […]

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