All works by Francesca Ekwuyasi

Francesca Ekwuyasi

Francesca Ekwuyasi is a writer and filmmaker from Lagos, Nigeria. Her work explores themes of faith, family, queerness, consumption, loneliness and belonging. You may find her writing in Winter Tangerine Review, Brittle Paper, Jalada/Transition Magazine Issue 05/123, and Guts Magazine. She is the creator of 'Black In Halifax,' a documentary interview series exploring the lives of black people living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is currently at work on a film project which navigates the intersections of queerness and faith. Find more of her work at

Soft Jaw

Francesca Ekwuyasi on reconciling her faith practice with her queer identity, vulnerability with boundaries, and her relationship with her mother.