Okwiri Oduor

Every character comes from the artist themselves, you create a bit of yourself in everything you write, it’s unavoidable. Some people deny that, but I wouldn’t deny that. But now, I’m interested in much more. I don’t think I’m interesting enough. After all the battles...

Akwaeke Emezi

Each book I write is a stake, driving into an edge and calling it a heart. Here, I marked a world for a Black trans girl who is loved by her family, who is never hurt. Here, for those who are Nigerian and queer, those beyond gender, you can be held safe. These are the...

Alice Walker

“For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.”