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Story of the Week: The Man Watching Our House

It is time! And the Story of the Week is:

The Man Watching Our House by Makena Onjerika: The night my mother first spoke of the death of her mother, we had had no electricity in Zimmerman for four days. The hurricane lamp on the table gave her a giant head on the wall. She said, “The day after we buried Njerica, we were in the farm, me and your Aunt Batha. We were digging and then we saw a man walking across our fields.”

Congratulations Makena!

The Man Watching Our House wins the author KES 1000/- Shillings airtime. Makena, please contact Juliet Maruru on juliet@storymojaafrica.co.ke to claim your prize.

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2 comments on “Story of the Week: The Man Watching Our House

  1. Puleng Mathekga
    November 8, 2013

    Dear editor do you accept short story submissions @ any time?

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  2. Storymoja Africa
    November 8, 2013

    See our guidelines and schedules here https://storymojaafrica.wordpress.com/submission-guidelines/. I think it will help.

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