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Tope Folarin

Tope Folarin won the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing for his story “Miracles.” In 2014, he was named to Africa39’s list of the most promising African writers under forty. He is a graduate of Morehouse College and the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He lives in Washington, DC.


Olivia Mueller

The Summer of Ice Cream

Fall 2014 | Fiction

About a year before the summer of ice cream began, my father called Tayo and me into the living room and told us that he would be leaving his job at the Kodak plant in Salt Lake City. He asked us to sit on the couch and he sat down next to us, and then he stood up and sat down again.