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Lucia Edafioka

Lucia Edafioka is earning an MFA in fiction from the University of Arizona. Her work has been published in Catapult, Popula, and the anthology Lagos to Limbe: Nonfiction from Cameroon and Nigeria. She is working on her debut novel.


“The something we had been waiting for had happened.” In this short story, the traces of a missing Nigerian woman haunt her neighbors, who struggle with how intensely they had disliked and envied her.

Lucia Edafioka