Passengers wait to board a plane in Maiduguri, Nigeria on May 23, 2013. Photo by @janehahn. Guest editor Helon Habila writes: “And a time to fly away.” Helon Habila was born in Kaltungo, Gombe State in Nigeria. His writing has won many prizes, including the Commonwealth Prize and the Caine Prize. He teaches creative writing at George Mason University in Virginia. His latest novel is “Oil on Water.” #helonhabila #nigeria #maiduguri #travel #arik #arikair

Passengers wait to board a plane in Maiduguri, Nigeria on May 23, 2013. Photo by @janehahn. Guest editor Helon Habila writes: “And a time to fly away.” Helon Habila was born in Kaltungo, Gombe State in Nigeria. His writing has won many prizes, including the Commonwealth Prize and the Caine Prize. He teaches creative writing at George Mason University in Virginia. His latest novel is “Oil on Water.” #helonhabila #nigeria #maiduguri #travel #arik #arikair