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Lesley Nneka Arimah, Africa Regional Winner of the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Read "Light" by Nigeria's Lesley Nneka Arimah, Africa Regional Winner of the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

When Enebeli Okwara sent his girl out in the world, he did not know what the world did to daughters. He did not know how quickly it would wick the dew off her, how she would be returned to him hollowed out, relieved of her better parts.