‘Write Something Every Day’ Oreva Olakpe’s First Draft

If it were possible, Sino-Africa scholar and author of ‘Reading China’, Oreva Olakpe, would spend a day with Buchi Emecheta. An author whose gender consciousness, ‘shaped many of the academic choices I have made since the beginning of my academic journey.’ Our questions are italicized.  What books or kinds of books did you read growing up? My mom taught English and Literature and loves to collect books. So, I grew up surrounded by tons of African and non-African books of fictio

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