Zainab Omaki is a Nigerian journalist who lives and works in Abuja, Nigeria. Her story-telling focuses on unusual, unexpected stories – stories of love that defy tradition, stories of personal growth that refuse conformity, stories of everyday life that reflect what it means to be in Nigerian, and by extension African, in today’s world. She is inspired by unique styles and voices in literature that urge people to find their own identities. Her short stories have appeared in the Kalahari Review and Brittle Paper. She can be reached on twitter at @ZaynabOm.