There are few words I have to articulate my gratitude for those who dedicated their time and expertise into this publication. Meet the professionals who made Lizard & Other Stories a reality!

Ryzard Akita | Book Cover Designer

Currently a UI/UX designer, Ryzard has been freelancing for nearly a decade. Starting with flyers for a church as a young teen, progressing to branding & digital design. He has designed identities and documents for start–ups, non–profit organisations, and some larger established companies and has developed skills across all stages in design, from client contact to production.

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Henry Brefo | Editor

Henry Brefo is co-founder and Editorial Director of Afrikult. Henry is currently undertaking PhD research at University of Birmingham on Chieftaincy in Ghana.

Genius Mashiri | Creative Lead

Life’s a breath, don’t squander it. 

Photo credit: Alan Stewart
Photo credit: Alan Stewart
Tom Vowler | Editor

British writer Tom Vowler’s story collection, The Method, won the Scott Prize in 2010 and the Edge Hill Readers’ Prize in 2011.  His novels, What Lies Within and That Dark Remembered Day, received critical acclaim.  Tom is an associate lecturer at Plymouth University, where he completed his PhD. Represented by Ed Victor, he’s editor of the literary journal Short FICTION and occasional all-rounder for the Authors Cricket XI.  His second collection of stories, Dazzling the Gods, is forthcoming in early 2017.