But still: A pattern. The trauma had been diluted by time. But, it was still present, still discernible, in my blood....more
Nadia Owusu is a Brooklyn-based writer and urban planner. She grew up in Rome, Addis Ababa, Kampala, Dar es Salaam, Kumasi, and London. She is a degree candidate at Southern New Hampshire University's Low-Residency MFA in Nonfiction and is working on a memoir about dislocation and coming of age as a citizen of the world. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in LUMINA, Catapult, The Cossack Review, The Huffington Post, Assignment, The Nonprofit Quarterly, and The Rumpus.