Dayo Ntwari is a Rwandan-Nigerian speculative fiction writer. His stories of the African fantastic have been published in Lightspeed Magazine’s People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction (British Fantasy Society Award for Best Anthology), and The Manchester Review, among other places.
Dayo Ntwari’s stories are inspired by African legends and myths. He believes Africa’s diverse histories, religions, spirituality and mythologies can serve as a never-ending treasure trove of inspiration for African speculative fiction.
Dayo loves writing stories of the African fantastic, and is publishing them on Patreon for free: https://www.patreon.com/dayontwari
If you love reading them, then your support will allow him to continue writing them.
His stories include:
- Sibika Island, published 2019 in Unbreakable Bonds: Writivism Anthology
- Omoshango, published 2016 in the People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction special issue of Lightspeed Magazine (British Fantasy Award 2017 for Best Anthology)
- Mother’s Love, longlisted for the 2015 Short Story Day Africa Prize (Reprinted in The Manchester Review, 2017, and Everyone: Worlds Without Walls, 2017)
- Nomansland, shortlisted for the 2015 Huza Press Award
- Devil’s Village, shortlisted for the Writivism 2015 Short Story Prize
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