Franscine Machinda
Franscine Machinda is a writer, editor, and painter from Nairobi, Kenya whose literary work includes personal and cultural criticism essays, short stories, and journalistic work focusing on the arts. They are also the founder and editor-in-chief of WhoWhatWhere KE, an independent publication and artist collective focused on illuminating and celebrating local artistry. They currently edit for Qwani and their work has been published in Qwani 02.

1 I take my coffee black, no sugar, with a few ice cubes and a squeeze of lemon. That wasn’t always the case. I used to like it how my grandma does—warm with too much […]