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An Interview with Ezenwa-Ohaeto on the Publication of the Biography of Chinua Achebe

Paul Onyemechi Onovoh


About Ezenwa-Ohaeto: Ezenwa is an engaged literary critic, poet, columnist and biographer. He has taught in different capacities at different times in Universities in Nigeria and Germany. He has been a visiting Professor at various times in Germany, particularly at the universities of Mainz and Bayreuth. At the time of doing this interview he was a distinguished visiting Professor at the University of Bayreuth. He has authored several volumes of poetry, short stories and critical works. This interview has been compiled on the occasion of the publication of the biography of Chinua Achebe written by Ezenwa-Ohaeto. This interview was done on 9th October 1997 in Bayreuth. The biography of Chinua Achebe was published in London by James Currey under the title: Chinua Achebe: A Biography.

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West Africa Review. ISSN: 1525-4488 (online).
Editors: Adeleke Adeeko, Nkiru Nzegwu, and Olufemi Taiwo.

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