Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction
Cast of Wonders 375: Reclaiming Our Narratives (Banned Books Week)
Our Skin Will Now Bear the Testimonies
by Innocent Chizaram Ilo
“Nduka, you better hurry or you’ll be late for school! Your breakfast is getting cold and you know you don’t like when curds form in your pap!” Aniele calls from the kitchen.
“Yes Mama,” Nduka answers from his bedroom.
The boy tiptoes to the door and gently bolts it before unbuttoning his school shirt. He stands in front of the mirror and looks at the string of words that snails along his belly. (Continue Reading…)