A Migrant’s Fashion Manifesto
It is a sin against myself to be anonymous.
You triedYou tried to clothe this Black body with care and love
Ucheoma Onwutuebe is a Nigerian writer. She is the recipient of the 2022 Waasnode Fiction Prize and has received residencies from Yaddo, Art Omi, and the Anderson Center. Her works have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Off Assignment, Bakwa Magazine, and elsewhere. She is currently an MFA student at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Enter your email address to receive notifications for author Ucheoma Onwutuebe
Confirmation link sent to your email to add you to notification list for author Ucheoma Onwutuebe
More by this author
When I packed my one suitcase to come to America, I put everything I thought I needed inside and romance wasn’t in it.
More in this series
“I needed preparation, not protection. I needed to see myself as a part of history.”
In this small town of Laramie, what you say matters. It gets around. The only way to combat the misinformation is to keep telling the truth.