Osayi Endolyn

Osayi Endolyn’s work has appeared in Garden & Gun, Eater, Bitter Southerner, The Cut, and elsewhere. She is deputy editor of Gravy at the Southern Foodways Alliance, where her column received the 2018 James Beard Award.

June 12, 2018

A Points South story from the Summer 2018 issue

In our collective memory, this land made it possible to take from so many. Now, I want it to give something back.

September 05, 2017

A kind of connective tissue linked my country’s most African city with an African moment that seemed stunningly American. The pallbearers danced, the band played, the mourners walked and swayed alongside while men and women pressed yet more naira bills on the sweat of our bodies—a symbol of respect and goodwill.