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Fatma Shafii

Portrait of writer Fatma Shafii

Fatma Shafii

Fatma Shafii is a Kiswahili writer from the Kenyan Coast.
Her short fiction and poems have appeared in Lolwe, Jalada
Africa, and SHIWAKI: an organization she founded that aims to increase institutional support for Kiswahili writing and writers.
Other published works include a short story in the anthology
Waterbirds on the Lakeshore, a Goethe-

Articles by Fatma Shafii

A dark window at twilight
Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash