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If you're interested in more of Diriye's output, you can purchase his critically-acclaimed, award-winning books via the following outlets:
THE BUTTERFLY JUNGLE
This gorgeously produced. queer Afrofuturistic collection of interlinked stories, which was written and designed mostly on Diriye's mobile phone, can be purchased in these territories:
FAIRYTALES FOR LOST CHILDREN
Diriye's award-winning debut collection of short stories about the lives of queer Somalis, which is fused with hand drawn illustrations and poeticism, can be purchased in these territories:
Diriye Osman is an award-winning British-Somali short story writer, visual artist, critic and essayist. He's the author of the Polari Prize-winning collection of stories, Fairytales For Lost Children, and the acclaimed novel-in-stories, The Butterfly Jungle. His work has appeared in The Guardian, Granta, The Financial Times, The Huffington Post, Vice, Poetry Review, Prospect, Time Out, Attitude and Afropunk. He lives on a diet of Disney cartoons, graphic novels, masala chai and Missy Elliott records.