I wrote an essay “Exils”, a personal experience of exile as a Rwandan Tutsi, for the series on exile published by PEN Transmissions with the British Museum and Edmund de Waal.
Thanks to Melanie Mauthner for the translation.
“My mother, Stéfania, who like my whole family, was condemned to a life in exile, Always kept two spare mats ready for the unexpected traveller who might seek Shelter. May each of us always have a small mat, with wich to welcome a stronger.”
Read my story “Exils” on PEN Transmission