‘Writing is a Work of Care and hope.’ Boluwatife Akinro's First Draft

Author of ‘Creating Africa’ and ‘The Prophetic Vision of Chinua Achebe’, Boluwatife Akinro, considers writing, ‘a work of care and hope.’ It is important, she explains, ‘to study the world, to see what is amiss and document what has survived.’ Our questions are italicized.  What books or kinds of books did you read growing up? Of the many joys that reading lent my childhood, time spent at the National Library in Akure deserves honourable mention. My siblings and

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