Meet the Writers

Monocle Reads: Lola Shoneyin

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22 October 2020

19 minutes

Now in its eighth year, Ake Festival brings together artists, writers and other creatives to celebrate culture in Africa. Its founder and director, Lola Shoneyin, tells Georgina Godwin about this year’s event and her own writing career, including her successful debut novel ‘The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives’.

22 October 2020

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