Franklyn Usouwa

Franklyn Usouwa is a Nigerian of the Igbo ethnic group who was born and raised in Lagos. He is presently studying for an undergraduate degree in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Lagos. He is greatly interested in storytelling in all its possible forms but has a particularly soft spot for short stories. His short stories have been published in The Kalahari Review and Writer’s Space Africa.

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2022: an interview with Franklyn Osouwa

Naomi Meyer, Franklyn Usouwa Literatuur 2022-05-16

"I want to write stories that do not just connect with people, but also make them feel connected to others."

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021: an interview with Franklyn Usouwa from Nigeria

Naomi Meyer, Franklyn Usouwa Literatuur 2021-08-02

"I dream of telling stories that resonate with readers, stories that matter to people, and of improving continuously so that I am worthy to tell those stories."

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