Dzekashu MacViban

Dzekashu MacViban is the founder of Bakwa, a nonprofit organization that empowers creatives through platforms such as Bakwa Magazine, Bakwa Books and Bakwacast. After a one year gig at the Ann Arbor Review of Books, he subsequently wrote for, The Africa Report, This is Africa and IDG Connect. In 2016, he was a writer-in-residence at the Ebedi International Writers Residency. His fiction has appeared in Wasafiri, Kwani? and Jungle Jim among other places. He was runner-up for the Sonora Review’s Flash Friday Caption Contest in 2012, and received Special Mention for the 2016 Short Story Day Africa Prize. He was formerly Editorial Manager at This is Africa.