Academic and author of ‘Gender, Anti-Colonialism and Nationalism: Discussing the Legacies of African Women’, Nnenna Ifeanyi-Ajufo, believes it is important that Africans tell our own stories. Read our interview.
When author, Oreoluwa George-Taylor was writing ‘Everything I Desire is for Me’, she wanted a relatable entry point: ‘Most people hate fitting rooms, and most people have tried on something that didn’t fit quite right, so I knew readers would know what I meant.’ Read our interview.
When Eloghosa Osunde was working on her debut novel, VAGABONDS!, she learnt that writing it was the easy part: ‘Writing a book changes you. At the idea stage of any work, there are all these plans you have for what you will do with a story.’ Read our interview.
Author of ‘Books as Ammunition’, Ope Adedeji, believes a common misconception about African writing is that it is only writing that explores heavy themes through a limited set of genres. Read our interview.
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