This study guide will help you analyze the short story “Fatima, the Biloquist: A Transformation Story” by Nafissa Thompson-Spires. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Presentation of the text
Title: “Fatima, the Biloquist: A Transformation Story” (2016)
Author: Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Genre: Short story
Nafissa Thompson-Spires (b. 1983) is an African-American writer. She has a Masters in creative writing and a PhD from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Her first published collection of short stories Heads of the Colored People (2018) has been translated into various languages.
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