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Femke "Funke" van zeijl and Igoni Barret. Author. Love is Power or Something Like That.

Nigeria’s Igoni Barrett, author of Love is Power, or Something Like That, reads a sad little story titled “You” at the Pen America African Writer’s Workshop.

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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