ML Kejera

ML Kejera is a Chicago-based author from The Gambia. Though born in Bakau, he left the country with his family in 1999. He has lived in Senegal, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and the US. He speaks English and French and can understand Mandinka. His work has been published in riverSedge, The Cafe Irreal, Sleaze Mag, Strange Horizons, Riddled with Arrows, Popula, PanelxPanel and The Outline. He is currently working on a short story collection about The G, for which he is seeking representation.

"Numerous books have left their mark on me"

Cliffordene Norton, ML Kejera Literatuur 2020-06-04

"I want to be in a position to help writers from other underrepresented groups. Most of the chances I received were primarily from more established writers taking me under their wing." ML Kejera’s short story has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.