Short StoriesCoumba in Bakwa Magazine 11

Coumba in Bakwa Magazine 11

From Gorée Island to Sugartown, Bakwa 11: When Love Is a Scream assembles stories, essays, poetry and translation that contemplate and contextualise the realities and experiences of women. This genre-defying issue of Bakwa Magazine includes contributions by Jamila Osman, Nadia Ahidjo, Bertille Mbarga, Yvette Yko Tetteh, Deborah Usidamen, Koutoukouté, Gladwell Pamba, Hajaarh Muhammad Bashar, Tsatchou Leïla Fortune, Akua Amankwah, Mx Elle, and Selma Kovich.


Sugartown, Gladwell Pamba

Naughty Granny, Koutoukoute (trans. Nfor E. Njinyoh)

This Thing, Sex, Yvette Yko Tetteh

Coumba, Nadia Ahidjo

A Life Like Ours, Hajaarh Muhammad Bashar

The Thirst to Bury the Darkness That Walks with You, Deborah Usidamen

The Art of Finding Your Voice, Akua Amankwah

Gender is a Societal Construct, Mx Elle

La Mémoire de l’Océan, Tsatchou Leïla Fortune

Change pour moi, Bertille Mbarga

Jamila Osman, “Motherhood”, “The Possessive Form”

Selma Kovich, “La Pudeur”, “Je sais faire des tonnes de choses en pleurant”