Short Story Review: “I live with him, i see his face, i go no more away” by Helen Oyeyemi

Some girls wearing school uniform (lucky girls) helped me fold up the frills at the bottom of the skirt so that it didn't scrape the floor. It was really too much. I wanted to kill myself. I know you hate it when I say that, and of course I don't mean it when I say … Continue reading Short Story Review: “I live with him, i see his face, i go no more away” by Helen Oyeyemi

Short Story Review: Of Warps and Wefts by Innocent Chizaram Ilo

In his other life, my husband is another woman’s wife. This does not perturb me. What sprinkles fear-flakes on my bones is the dark splotches my husband’s spouse leaves on his brown skin. She makes it obvious. Her catawampus nails burrow deep into the suppleness of my husband’s back, her torrid lips besmirch my husband’s … Continue reading Short Story Review: Of Warps and Wefts by Innocent Chizaram Ilo

The Gremlin’s Library: The Weight Of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf

TW: This book and review deal with heavy mental illness themes as well as race riots & the severe violence involved.  I've been involved in Book Twitter for a while now, but I'm still learning how to measure the tide of book announcements and getting hyped for new releases - and when Weight of Our … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: The Weight Of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf