Press Herald 2015 Maine Literary Awards

Faris Baziga is a senior at Portland High School. Originally from Tanzania, he was a member of The Telling Room’s Young Writers & Leaders program in 2013-2014.

Home was back in Africa, where it was full of markets, people, and motorcycles. I loved sitting on the small front porch of our house. We had a little garden where we planted a few crops, such as tomatoes and avocados. I remember two big trees we had.    Read the full article…