Marcelle Mateki Akita
is a writer and co-founder of Afrikult.
She is Web Content Editor for the Caine Prize for African Writing
and Project Co-ordinator at Royal African Society
where she also co-produces the Africa Writes
festival hosted in the British Library. Marcelle 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, Aké Review and Black Fly Zine. Her debut collection Lizard & Other Stories was published in December 2016. She is working on her novel and lives in London, while frequenting Accra.
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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