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 Nnedi Okorafor asks us to eat more insects. Taiye Selasi in Bikini. Zakes Mda is not impressed by Beyonce. Efemia Chela opines on Nikki Minaj’s anaconda dance. Sarah Lotz opens up on her “killer profile.” 

Wainaina Binyavanga freaks out about a certain Nigerian delicacy. Ikhide Ikheloa is interested in “road’s nipples.” Don’t ask me what that means.

If only we read just their tweets! African writer wouldn’t seem so stern, serious, and stodgy. 

Wild Bunch

 

— Mukoma Wa Ngugi (@MukomaWaNgugi) August 13, 2014

 

 

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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.

One Response to “From Road Nipple to Eating Insects: Silly Things African Writers Only Say on Twitter” Subscribe

  1. Oyin Oludipe 2014/08/24 at 09:19 #

    Lol! Nicey

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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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