Issue 1: Place

Late Arrivals, An Introduction: Frankline Sunday and Clifton Gachagua

bethuel muthee: The Bridge Beyond The Map

Idza Luhumyo: Always Be Lateef

Binti Mombasa: “Mombasa Raha, Raha Mombasa” 

Clifton Gachagua: On Failure

Alexis Teyie: Holy Functions, concessions 

Kali Mutabuti: Room to Run

Frankline Sunday: Cigarette Breaks at Jeevanjee

Morgan: Made in India

Michelle K Angwenyi: Seven Prose Poems

Clifton Gachagua: A Short Autobiography of Remmy Ongala

Lorna Likiza: Belonging

Alexis Teyie: I Can Only Talk Of Flamingos

Kamwangi Njue: Bra Moth and His Blues

Khadija Abdalla Bajaber: Kiziwi

Judyannet Muchiri: In Anatolia Our Ghosts Drink Tea at Night


bethuel muthee is a Kenyan poet living in Nairobi. He’s a member of Naijographia.

Frankline Sunday is a journalist based in Nairobi. His work has appeared in several outlets including the Guardian UK, Mail and Guardian SA, New African, Economist, Daily Nation and Standard. He is the 2016 David Astor Fellow.

Clifton Gachagua has published a volume of poetry, Madman at Kilifi, and appears in a chapbook box set, Seven New Generation African Poets (University of Nebraska Press). His work appears in Africa 39, Manchester Review, Saraba, Jalada, Kwani?, Poetry Foundation, The Gonjon Pin and Other Stories.

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