‘Mistakes Make Our Stories Worth Telling.’ Nnamdi Ehirim’s First Draft

Novelist and author of ‘Enjoy Your Life: Lady Donli and the Birth of a Pan-African Rockstar’, Nnamdi Ehirim, considers imperfection not a challenge to writing, but an underlying feature. ‘Everybody comes into literature imperfect; most writers leave imperfect. What is really crucial is that we keep creating…’ Our questions are italicized.  What books or kinds of books did you read growing up? My first books were Christian literature. My mother opened a bookstore in Enugu. Thi
 

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