Interview with D.M. Aderibigbe

JANUARY 16, 2016 Interview with D.M. Aderibigbe D.M. Aderibigbe was born in 1989 in Lagos, Nigeria. He holds a B.A in History and Strategic Studies from the University of Lagos. He’s the author of In Praise of Our Absent Father, selected by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani for the APBF New Generation African Poets Chapbook Series and is a recipient of 2015 honours from The Dickinson House and the Entrekin Foundation. His poems appear in African American Review, Alaska Quarterly Review...
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Sefi Atta Talks History, Her New Novel, and Writing about the Lagos Elite: In Conversation with Toni Kan

Sefi Atta’s latest novel, The Bead Collector, is historical fiction as well as an ideological treatise. But it is also, as with many of Sefi Atta’s works, a book that riffs on class and family dysfunction. In this conversation with Toni Kan, Sefi talks about the place of history in her work, growing up in Ikoyi, and the day her mother met Graham Green in a London shop. Toni Kan The Bead Collector is historical fiction and yet not. It is an ideological treatise yet not qui...
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