Olufemi Terry

Olufemi Terry is a Sierra Leone–born writer, essayist, and journalist living in Germany and Côte d’Ivoire. His short fiction has appeared in GuernicaChimurenga, and The Granta Book of the African Short Story and his nonfiction in The American ScholarAfrica Is a Country, and The Guardian. He has been a writer-in-residence at Cove Park, Scotland, and at the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice in Washington, D.C. He is the 2010 winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing.

Olufemi Terry


Babi la Belle

If ever he writes a memoir, it will reliably contain the falsehood that in 2019 he quit the United States for Côte d’Ivoire to sit out the coronavirus pandemic. Also, […]

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