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Writers Against Racism: Dr. Nnedi Okorafor on The Africa Channel’s “Behind the Words”

I’m midway through W.A.R., Dr. Nnedi Okorafor’s latest novel, AKATA WITCH [Viking Juvenile (April 14, 2011)] and it’s got ‘made for tv‘ all over it.  Page turner! So as I am   preparing for my review, I was over at Okorafor’s blog this morning and stumbled upon a video explaining her life.

akata witch book 199x300 Writers Against Racism: Dr. Nnedi Okorafor on The Africa Channels Behind the Words

Riveting! From dealing with DISGUSTING forms of racism – to surviving a risky spinal surgery – and being paralyzed for a summer, Okorafor’s own ‘story’ has the ingredients of what she has made of herself: a quintessential, 21st century, creative writer.

Take a look.

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