In the Premium Times Chiedu Ezeanah has a Q & A with Chika Unigwe: When Trepidation Hones the Imagination Into Literary Gems.
Really sad to hear:
Have you ever thought about writing and publishing in Igbo ?
No. Apart from the very practical reason that there are no Igbo publishers making offers to me, it would be a pointless exercise.
Who would I be writing for ?
How many Igbo newspapers are there ? Go to any of our Igbo cities and tell me how many Igbo children you hear speaking Igbo.
In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. On Black Sisters Street, Chika Unigwe's first novel published in the United States, tells the tales of....
From a longlist of eleven they've now announced a shortlist of three remaining contenders for the NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature; see, for example, Prisca Sam-Duru's report in Vanguard. Night Dancer, by Chika Unigwe, is still in ...
As I mentioned last week, On Black Sisters' Street, by Chika Unigwe, was awarded this year's Nigeria Prize for Literature (get your copy from Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk) -- and now Vanguard has a Q & A withe her.
In the Saturday Sun they have a Q & A with Chika Unigwe. Among the disappointing answers is that she takes more than just the money from the prizes she's been awarded, admitting: "Winning validates what I do as a writer". Hey, whate...