Teju’s Twitter Takeover

March 20, 2014

Last week, we discussed how Teju Cole has mastered literary Twitter, and that was before we knew that he tweeted a 4,000-word essay on immigration. “A Piece of the Wall” is composed of 250 tweets written during a seven-hour period and starts with: “I hear the sound of faint bells in the distance. It is like a sound in a dream, or the jingling at the beginning of a Christmas song.”

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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