The Writer In The Mirror: Conversations with Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo
The Writer in the Mirror reflects the works of Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo a talented scholar, critic, influential woman-activist, and award-winning prolific writer, who has produced books in nearly all genres for nearly four decades. This collection of her talks and interviews will not only increase our understanding of the works of Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo but also give readers an insight into her depth as an author, activist, scholar, and thinker.
This collection of interviews adds a new layer of material to Adimora-Ezeigbo’s already prolific profile. Lovingly assembled by Evelyn N Urama, the interviews are imbued with Adimora-Ezeigbo’s passion for reading, learning, and women’s rights, and they illustrate her remarkable long-term commitment as a teacher, scholar, and mentor to young people …
– Stephanie Newell, PhD
Professor of English
Yale University, USA
The number of interviews in this collection is a record of the various times that readers have taken a break from observing themselves and the societies that Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo has portrayed. The interviewers are courageous in reversing the mirror and thrusting it towards the writer to see herself clearly. In her responses to the various questions put to her, we can say that she self-represents in a way that makes a formal autobiography relatively unnecessary.
– Patrick Oloko, PhD
Associate Professor of English
University of Lagos, Nigeria
Evelyn N Urama