Author of ‘A Post-Coup World’ and ‘Looting as Cartharsis’, Promise Frank Ejiofor, grew up on books. ‘I grew to love literature to the point that I feared that I would go mad if I did not read or write something every week.’
Author of ‘The Measure of Our Lives’, Grey Atanda, wishes they had understood Chinua Achebe’s works sooner. ‘…not getting it crippled my own writing. If I had gotten Things Fall Apart earlier, I think, I would be a much better writer.’
Author of ‘The Case for Colonial Reparations’, Edwin Chege, believes in a ‘supranatural’ writing process, ‘that ideas should flow easily and freely.’ ‘Writing often involves an ethereal, otherworldly process of tapping into some consciousness that is greater than the self.’ Read our interview.
Associate editor at The Republic and author of ‘Anti-Racism Beyond the West’, Chinonye Otuonye, believes ‘Editing isn’t simply about taking away words or sentences and adding new ones.’ ‘It’s ultimately about structure and clarity.’ Read our interview.
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