About How to Wake a Butterfly
How to Wake a Butterfly is a collection about transformation and growth. It follows the author’s different stages in life, from childhood memories, trauma, heartbreak, and new-found love. The author wrote How to Wake a Butterfly during the lockdown, when he was forced to look at his life and retrace the many things that have nurtured his character.
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About the author
Loic Ekinga Kalonji is a Congolese poet, storyteller, and a screenwriting student. His work in poetry and fiction focuses on the human experience by adopting a surrealist approach to storytelling. He has been featured in many online publications such as Type/Cast Magazine, Ja. Magazine, Poetry Potion, and The Kalahari Review. His chapbook Twelve Things You Failed at As A Man Today was an honourable mention by JK Anowe for Praxis Magazine Online. His short story ‘Loop’ has been adapted into a short film by Director Vuyani Makausu and is currently in post-production, a finalist of Poetry Africa’s Slam Jam competition. Loic currently resides in the south of Johannesburg where he reads, writes, and daydreams.
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