Loic Ekinga Kalonji is a Congolese poet, storyteller, and a screenwriting student. His work in poetry and fiction focuses on the human experience by adopting a surrealist approach to storytelling. He has been featured in many online publications such as Type/Cast Magazine, Ja. Magazine, Poetry Potion, and The Kalahari Review. His chapbook Twelve Things You Failed at As A Man Today was an honourable mention by JK Anowe for Praxis Magazine Online. His short story ‘Loop’ has been adapted into a short film by Director Vuyani Makausu and is currently in post-production, a finalist of Poetry Africa’s Slam Jam competition. Loic currently resides in the south of Johannesburg where he reads, writes, and daydreams.