Gladwell Pamba

Gladwell Pamba lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya. Her works explore escapism. She has previously been longlisted for the African Writivism Short Story Prize and won the AFREADA Contest in 2019. Her works appear or are forthcoming in Equipoise Anthology, The Offing, Waxwing Journal, Five South Journal, Kalahari Review, Bakwa and others. Gladwell blogs at and tweets from @GladwellPamba.

“He was like a diseased cow. The water and blood kept flowing and flowing and I begged him to tell me what to do. But you know how your brother is.”