Reviews ‘When We Speak of Nothing’

"... flamboyant and moving debut novel.." Financial Times review by Diana Evans "Olumide Popoola's When We Speak of Nothing os an Ode to Queer Black Life'.  Brittle paper review. YNaija review The Writes of Women interview and review The Leveller review The Lonesome reader review What the log review  

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Black, male and tender – opinion piece in Attitude magazine

Why aren't we telling the stories of queer Black men?  Racial profiling is real. We all know it. It comes to us, even if we are not affected ourselves, through the news, in conversations with friends and colleagues, through Black Lives Matter protests and hashtags, through the knowledge that black and brown bodies are not…Read more Black, male and tender – opinion piece in Attitude magazine

‘when we speak of nothing’ new novel out in July – Cassava Republic Press

Pre-order When we Speak of Nothing "Some of the women walked so slow they were, like, floating. For real. Heads perfectly straight. Hips swaying, left, slow, right, slow, step, slow. If you didn't concentrate you would think they weren't moving at all, their bodies just hanging in space..." Best mates Karl and Abu are both…Read more ‘when we speak of nothing’ new novel out in July – Cassava Republic Press