Public Writing

I write essays and reported criticism on culture and politics in the black diaspora. Below is a sample of my recent work:

He Should Practice Homosexuality at Home,” Popula, October 2018  

Look at Us Now: On Being Photographed at AfropunkPopula, January 2018

“Henry Olonga Days,” Chimurenga Chronic special issue on “The Invention of Zimbabwe,” April 2018

On Grace Mugabe: Coups, Phalluses, and What is Being Defended,Africa is a Country, November 2017 (republished in the Cape Argus)

Feeling Precarious,Transition/Jalada special issue, no. 123, 2017: 78-88

Crisis and the Meaning of Money in Zimbabwe,” Africa is a Country, November 2016

Pastor Evan on Trial for His Country,This is Africa, August 2016

 “Trading in Nostalgia for a New Black Activism,Ebony, July 2014