francesca o. ekwuyasi
writer. multidisciplinary artist
francesca ekwuyasi is a writer, artist, and filmmaker from Lagos, Nigeria. Her work explores themes of faith, family, queerness, consumption, loneliness, and belonging.
francesca's writing has been published
in Winter Tangerine Review, Brittle Paper, Transition Magazine, the Malahat Review, Visual Art News, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and GUTS magazine. Her story
Ọrun is Heaven
was longlisted for the 2019 Journey Prize.
Her debut novel,
Butter Honey Pig Bread
was longlisted for the Giller Prize.
through the National Film Board's Film Maker's Assistance Program and the Fabienne Colas Foundation, francesca's short documentary
Black + Belonging
has screened in festivals Halifax, Toronto, and Montreal.
Black In Halifax
Khyber Residency: Penance + R...