Angela Ajayi’s first story, “Galina,” published in Fifth Wednesday Journal, won the 2017 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. Her essays, book reviews and author interviews have appeared in The Common Online, Wild River Review, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune, where she is a contributing book critic. A former editor, she also teaches writing classes at the Literary Loft Center. She holds a BA in English literature from Calvin University and an MA in comparative literature from Columbia University. She is writing her first book.
Luck Will Still Smile on Us: Reconnecting with Ukraine from Minneapolis
Angela Ajayi, the daughter of a Nigerian father and Ukrainian mother, reconnects with her Ukrainian identity as Russia invades....