Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir – Akwaeke Emezi
Mewn cyfres o lythyrau i’w ffrindiau, teulu a mwy, disgrifiwyd Emezi eu bywyd fel rhywun sy’n profi realitioedd gwahanol fel ọgbanje.
In letters addressed to their friends, to members of their family – both biological and chosen – and to fellow storytellers, Akwaeke describes the shape of a life lived in overlapping realities. Through heartbreak, chronic pain, intimacy with death, becoming a beast, this is embodiment as a nonhuman: outside the boundaries imposed by expectations and legibility. This book is an account of the grueling work of realignment and remaking necessary to carve out a future for oneself.
The result is a black spirit memoir: a powerful, raw unfolding of identity.