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"Every writer has a unique way of looking at the world and talking about it" -Nneoma Ike-Njoku.

Nneoma Ike-Njoku is a Nigerian writer and freelance editor studying Liberal Arts at St. John’s College in Santa Fe. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Transition Magazine, Omenana, Interfictions, Dovetales Literary Journal, The Naked Convos, and Afrikana. She is currently working on a collection of short stories centered around contemporary Nigerian life.

BBR: Can we get some scratch from your family background. What was growing up like? Bad, good, boring, memorabe?

NNEOMA: I had a wonderful childhood. I have five siblings so there was obviously a lot of noise. My family moved around a bit, and we ended up in Abuja from Lagos, which is a very different atmosphere. And there were always books in the house, which is a wonderful thing for any book lover.

BBR: When did you actually start writing? What led to it. How did you
realise you could be a good writer as this?

NNEOMA: My earliest writing was shamelessly scribbling down what I could from the many posters we had around the house a…