Dzekashu MacViban


Dzekashu MacViban is a freelance writer, editor, and journalist based in Yaoundé, Cameroon, who focuses on the intersection between culture and technology.  In 2011, he published a collection of poems titled Scions of the Malcontent, founded Bakwa Magazine, and in 2012 he participated in the Kwani Literary Festival in Nairobi as part of the Moving Africa programme. After a one year gig at the Ann Arbor Review of Books, he subsequently wrote for, IDG Connect, and This is Africa. His work has also featured in Wasafiri, Kwani and Fashizblack among other places. In 2013, he was curator of the Cameroon leg of the Spoken Word Project, organized by the Goethe-Institute, and in 2016 he received special mention for the Short Story Day Africa Prize. He is currently Editorial Manager at This is Africa.

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