Akwaeke Emezi

Akwaeke Emezi’s first romance novel, You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty, is a hot and sultry read. As she told us, “It’s not a literary novel pretending to be a romance. Like, no, I wrote it for the genre.”

Akwaeke Emezi’s first romance novel, You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty, is a hot and sultry read. As she told us, “It’s not a literary novel pretending to be a romance. Like, no, I wrote it for the genre.”

Akwaeke Emezi shifts effortlessly into the mode of poet, exploring spirituality and loss in ways that feel fertile and new.

Akwaeke Emezi shifts effortlessly into the mode of poet, exploring spirituality and loss in ways that feel fertile and new.

In Dear Senthuran, Akwaeke Emezi explodes human limitations by insisting on the imagination’s power to create worlds.

In Dear Senthuran, Akwaeke Emezi explodes human limitations by insisting on the imagination’s power to create worlds.

It takes a village to raise a child. But as Akwaeke Emezi implies in this novel, it takes a culture and its mythologies to erase a child.

It takes a village to raise a child. But as Akwaeke Emezi implies in this novel, it takes a culture and its mythologies to erase a child.

Pet

Akwaeke Emezi, the acclaimed author of last year’s buzzy Freshwater, further asserts themself as a unique, bold new voice with the surreal Pet.

Akwaeke Emezi, the acclaimed author of last year’s buzzy Freshwater, further asserts themself as a unique, bold new voice with the surreal Pet.

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