Category Archives: Short Stories
PIECE BY ZANZI 5.0 – You are the Lion, they are the chicks…
PIECE BY ZANZI 4.0 I have pain in my pocket…
PIECE BY ZANZI 3.0 – Sad over things amendable?
PIECE BY ZANZI 2.0
PIECE BY ZANZI 1.0
Read Chimamanda’s Short Story for Harper’s Bazaar “How Did You Feel About It?”

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s pens a new short story ‘How Did You Feel About It‘ exclusively for Harper’s Bazaar. ‘How…

Must Read! “Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” by Chimamanda Adichie

A few days ago Novelist Chimamanda Adichie disclosed in a publication that her feminism differs from Beyoncé’s. Following that statement, the mother…

At 18 years old, he donated a kidney. Now, he regrets it.

When I was 18, my stepfather’s brother had been on dialysis for just over a year. He was thin, he…

My ex and I went to therapy so we could still be friends

Last week, I had a drink with a good friend. We chatted about our lives, we laughed about funny times…

The Diary of a Non-Immigrant: When The DOF Calls The Firing Shots

We had just ended the surreal call. One which recalled all the hurts I had tried with all might to…

Relationship: I’m Done Trying to Be the “Perfect Girlfriend”

I was putting aside real parts of me in order to keep the relationship going — parts like self-respect, common…

What Happened When I Asked Out a Different Guy Every Day for a Month

“I’m socially awkward, incredibly shy, and a definite introvert.” “Ummm. So, do you want to stay in touch?” That was…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Pens A Short Fiction About The Trumps | Read Excerpt

Nigerian novelist, nonfiction and short story writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has published a short story about the US election, written from…

IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Friends and I Were Gaslighted by Someone Close to Us

The manipulation made us turn against each other, and our relationships fell apart. If you’ve ever seen the French movie…

The 1 Thing Happy Couples Do Every Day

My entire life, I’ve been surrounded by successful relationships. My parents are just as in love with one another as…

My Husband Demanded a Divorce by Text Message After Less Than a Year of Marriage

If I can get through a coma, organ failure, and six years unable to eat or drink, I can get…

If Your Man Does These 16 Things, Congrats! You Found a Real Man

How to know you’re dating a true gentleman and total, bonafide catch. I love Rhett Butler. No, not Gerard. Rhett….

Marriage: I’m Done Apologizing for Keeping My Last Name

Last June, my boyfriend of four years and I got married. I didn’t spend too much time lingering over the…

Career: What Happened When I Finally Made Money

When I moved to New York City in 2003, Citibank’s “Live Richly” campaign was in its third year of captivating…

Watching her father abuse me hurt my daughter in ways I can never fix

“I know, I know. Mommy is scary,” my ex told our daughter as I cried on the floor screaming for…

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Fell in Love with a Much Younger Man While I Was Still Married

And now he lives with my husband, my children, and me. To say that I didn’t mean for this to…

I gave him a marriage ultimatum — we divorced two years later…

He was supposed to be a fling. A crush that turns into one of those amazing month-long romances and then…

She Deserves To Forget Her Wedding Day!

I watched him whistle around as he breathlessly knotted his tie. I mean, who wouldn’t? duh, his getting married to…

STRENGTH OF THE WOMAN!

She is not a destined SECOND, not your routine PLAN B, and Yes! She is not WEAK or that fragile…