Farafina is set to publish debut novel, Of Women and Frogs, by Bisi Adjapon, in December 2018.
Of Women and Frogs is the coming-of-age story of Esi, a feisty half-Nigerian girl growing up in post-colonial Ghana, with occasional visits to her maternal family in Lagos. When her curiosity about her body leads to a ginger-in-the-vagina punishment from her stepmother, Esi begins to question the hypocrisy of the adults around her who place restrictions on her just because she is a girl.
“The subject of sex and gender disparity has always fascinated me,” Adjapon says. Continue reading