Marcelle Mateki Akita
is a writer, reader, researcher and co-founder of Afrikult.
She founded matekiwrites as a way to heal from all the damage self-doubt had cost her, and also because she believes in the magic of creating.
Her work has appeared in National Theatre’s News Views, University of Hull’s CultureNet: Writer of the Moment, Adinkra Magazine, Ain’t I a Woman Collective, AFREADA and Aké Review. Her debut collection ‘Lizard & Other Stories’ was published in December 2016. She is working on her novel.
She is web content editor for the Caine Prize and assistant producer for Africa Writes festival 2017.
Beulah Davina | Photographer
Beulah Davina is a natural hair blogger, cartoonist and photographer born in London and currently living in Bristol.
Her natural hair blog, The Creamy Crack Rehab is an online space dedicated to celebrating the aesthetic of natural hair and the humour within the natural hair community.
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