God's Children Are Little Broken Things (Kobo eBook)
STUNNING DEBUT FROM RISING STAR: GOD’S CHILDREN ARE LITTLE BROKEN THINGS is the debut collection from Iowa’s Writing Workshop graduate Arinze Ifeakandu, an emerging literary talent whose distinctive voice and inimitable sense of language will make him beloved by new readers.
NEW PERSPECTIVES ON POWERFUL CONTEMPORARY THEMES: Ifeakandu explores and deepens pressing themes central to current conversations, such as family dynamics, intimacy, queerness, desire, and identity, through the lens of contemporary Nigeria.
QUEER LOVE STORIES: Exploring desire, queer intimacy, and pleasure, Ifeakandu captures love in all its complexities and joy, creating a new lyrical landscape.
A NUANCED STUDY OF NIGERIA: A new writer among a cadre of contemporary Nigerian authors sweeping the globe, God’s Children Are Little Broken Things showcases and celebrates the cities, neighborhoods, people, and cultures of a changing Nigeria.
RECIPIENT OF PRESTIGIOUS FELLOWSHIPS: Arinze Ifeakandu was an early recipient of A Public Space's Fellowship Program for Writers, a program with a long history of discovering extraordinary talent, including Jai Chakrabarti, LaToya Watkins, and Gothataone Moeng, all of whom have books forthcoming.
ALREADY RECOGNIZED WITH AWARDS: Work included in God's Children Are Little Broken Things has already been recognized with the Richard Yates Short Story Prize from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and was a finalist for The Caine Prize.