I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood. ”
Octavia McBride-Ahebee ; Giving a voice or adding a layer of complexity to individuals who are at their lowest points, when we, the public, meet them, is my muse. My writing is very much informed by the years I lived in various parts of Africa. ...
Causes Octavia McBride-Ahebee Supports
Amnesty International, American Pen Center, The Center for Cuban Studies, Democracy Now and Avenging the Ancestors
Octavia’s Favorite Books
Segu by Maryse Conde, Tribal Scars by Ousmane Sembene, Belly Song and Other Poems by Etheridge Knight, Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, A...