Loic Ekinga


Author's Bio

Loic Ekinga is a Congolese writer. He is the author of the poetry chapbook How To Wake A Butterfly (Odyssey Books, 2021). His works of fiction and poetry have appeared in Type/Cast Magazine, Ja. Magazine, Poetry Potion, A Long House, Brittle Paper and Kalahari Review. His experimental mini chapbook Twelve Things You Failed at As A Man Today was an honourable mention by JK Anowe for Praxis Magazine Online. In addition, his short story ‘Loop’ has been adapted into a short film by Vivanation. He is a finalist of Poetry Africa’s Slam Jam competition 2020 and the Fiction Editor for TVO TRIBE 

Publications & Prizes

How To Wake A Butterfly (Odyssey Books, 2021)

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Adults, Immigration, Men, Women
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Kinshasa, KN
Congo (Kinshasa)
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South Africa
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Last update: Jul 02, 2022