Afropantheology seeks the freedom of the artist to express stories unbridled by Western labels and terminologies and the need for conformity to defined (often limited) literary standards.
Joshua Uchenna Omenga
Joshua Uchenna Omenga is a Nigerian editor and writer of African speculative and literary fiction. His story “The Deification of Igodo” appeared on Tor.com (Africa Risen anthology) and in The Year’s Best Fantasy volume 2 (edited by Paula Guran). His “Pet of Olodumare” (cowritten with Oghenechovwe Ekpeki) appeared in F&SF magazine. He has also appeared in Obsidian with his story “The Phial of Olodumare.” He copyedited Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from African and the African Diaspora (edited by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki and Zelda Knight). He was a participant in the second edition of the Mawazo African Writing Workshop (2018-2019). He resides in Nigeria where he combines literary writing with legal practice.