Eloghosa Osunde

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Eloghosa Osunde is a Nigerian writer and visual artist. An alumna of the Farafina Creative Writing Workshop (2015), the Caine Prize Workshop (2018) and New York Film Academy, her short stories have been longlisted for the 2017 Writivism Short Story Prize and published in The Paris Review, Catapult, and Berlin Quarterly.  Osunde was awarded a 2017 Miles Morland Scholarship, was a 2019 Lambda Literary Fellow, a 2020 MacDowell Colony Fellow and the 2021 prose judge of Fugue Journal’s annual writing contest. Her debut work of fiction, VAGABONDS! will be published by Riverhead Books in 2022.

Stories

Cover Photo: An illustration of a sewing room where a fashion designer stands near a dressform in a pink, white, and green shirt and matching scarf. She is pinning material to the bodice. In the distance, a little girl sits on a work table smiling.
Rain

What did it take to divert poisonous attention? Beauty. Sinful amounts of it.

Feb 12, 2021
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
Don’t Let It Bury You

How my relationship with dance helps me navigate my body, trauma, and mental health.

Apr 25, 2017