francesca ekwuyasi is a writer and multidisciplinary artist from Lagos, Nigeria. Her work explores themes of faith, family, queerness, consumption, loneliness, and belonging.
Butter Honey Pig Bread
was longlisted for the 2020 Giller Prize and is a contender for CBC's 2021 Canada Reads competition.
Her writing has been published in Winter Tangerine Review, Brittle Paper, Transition Magazine, the Malahat Review, Visual Art News, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, GUTS magazine, the Puritan, forthcoming from Canadian Art, and elsewhere. Her story
Ọrun is Heaven
was longlisted for the 2019 Journey Prize.
Supported through the National Film Board's (NFB) Film Maker's Assistance Program (FAP) 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...