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Interview with Sefi Atta

Sefi Atta


"I watch, listen and obsess about characters so much that I dream about them. I don’t think about why I end up telling a particular story. I do think of myself as a custodian of stories, which gives me a responsibility to take care of them and my characters while I am writing." – Sefi Atta


Biography; Literature; Women; Writers; Politics

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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