‘A large breakfast before writing and peppermint tea throughout. I like to write most of all at my desk in the corner at the top of the house, surrounded by particular objects of special meaning or memory. The computer I write on has no internet connection.’
‘I believe a queer world has the potential to be a free world, but whilst people are still discriminated against on the basis of gender identity or sexuality we are so far from being free.’ Wasafiri Wonders with Dean Atta.
An interview with Lesley Nneka Arimah, the 2019 Caine Prize winner for her short story ‘Skinned’. Arimah talks about the appeal of the short story, ‘centring the African gaze’, and the role of the writer today.