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What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

By on June 27, 2017

I am enthralled by Ms. Arimah’s writing. A newcomer to the literary scene, I had read her short stories in literary journals and was thrilled when her book was published earlier this year. She brings to the short fiction world a combination of wit and insight and an inimitable…


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The Prophet of Zongo Street by Mohammed Naseehu Ali

By on June 26, 2017

I will always remember the moment when I first discovered this book. I was at my local library and it was the title that called to me…waving like an old friend. I mention this encounter here. Set in a make-believe community in West Africa, this collection introduces the reader to…


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The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor

By on June 25, 2017

Yesterday, I featured 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories and I mentioned how through that collection I was able to discover new writers of short fiction. Flannery O’Connor (1925 – 1964) is one of them. In her somewhat short life, Ms. O’Connor was able to share her…

Jola Naibi

Writer and amateur photog. I seek to inspire and inform with the words I write and share and the photos I take. I have written a book of short stories: Terra Cotta Beauty, and I am working on a lot more. Reading and writing fuel my energy. In reading, I explore this vast and diverse world, in writing, I employ my over-active imagination and address the 'what-if' questions that life often throws at us.

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