Unbreakable Bonds is the title of a special anthology of fiction, photography and nonfiction from Eastern Africa and the UK diaspora. The anthology is edited by Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, Esther Mirembe and Sumayya Lee. This anthology is a part of Writivism festival’s activities funded by the British Council nAnA grant. My short story ‘WANDERINGS’ is included in the anthology.

Release date: May 2019 


Black Fly is a new zine on sexual health for people of colour. My flash fiction Anna is featured in the anthology.

Release date: April 2017 

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Cover design: Ryzard Akita
Cover design: Ryzard Akita
Follow the stories of five young characters who try to make sense of loss, sex and sexuality in Lizard & Other Stories. Marcelle Mateki Akita explores how topics such as broken family and romantic relationships, sexual violence and masturbation impact a young girl and woman’s development. The four short stories and one flash fiction in this collection focus on girls and women of Ghanaian and mixed heritage. Written in an imaginative and sobering style, Lizard & Other Stories will unsettle and surprise you.

Limited editions released on 18 December 2016 

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Aké Review logo
Aké Review logo

Aké Arts & Book Festival is one of the most celebrated and largest literary festival in Africa which takes place in November every year in Nigeria. The festival’s flagship publication, Ake Review Journal, published my story Victoria Underground alongside other African writers.

The festival and journal this year are focusing on the theme ‘Beneath This Skin’.

Release date: 15 November 2016

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Photo credit: EwaHB via Flickr (AFREADA)

 AFREADA is ‘Africa’s Literary Magazine’. The online literary magazine published my short story Cassava’s Finest.

Release date: 20 April 2016

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