Olufemi Terry

Olufemi Terry has recently written about Bruce Onobrakpeya, Kony2012, and Cape Verde.  His essays and fiction have been published in the American Scholar, Guernica and Chimurenga and he has been writer in Residence at Georgetown and Cove Park, U.K. His short story Stickfighting Days won the Caine Prize for African writing in 2010.   

Olufemi has worked as a journalist and analyst in Somalia and Uganda. His writing has appeared in Chimurenga, New Contrast, and The Caine Prize for African Writing Eighth Annual Collection.

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