Just a week after discovering that Kobe Bryant loves Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone, we have just found that Hollywood director Jordan Peele, known for the Oscar-nominated Get Out, is also a big fan of African writing.
In a photo shared on Facebook by Transition‘s former managing editor Sarah Bruya, Jordan Peele is seen holding a copy of Transition and Jalada’s collaboration issue, Fear, standing beside John Jennings, who designed the book cover.
Dubbed Jalada 05/Transition 123, Fear is Transition’s 123rd issue but Jalada’s 5th. The issue “represents this spirit [of fear] through an offering of stories, essays and poems that tackle the various shapes that fear and fearlessness take in our shared humanity.”
Here’s to more celebrities loving African literature.
Get your copy of Fear HERE.