All works by Francesca Ekwuyasi

Francesca Ekwuyasi

Francesca Ekwuyasi is a writer, film maker, and photographer 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 documetary 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.