Bitter Chocolate: stories
By Toyin Adewale-Gabriel
ISBN 1856571106
SERIES New African Writing
Paperback  126 pages
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Published 24 September 2010
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"Naked Testimonies", first published in 1995 and reprinted in 2006, established the name of its author in Nigeria. It won an honourable mention in the Association of Nigerian Authors poetry awards that year, and its reputation remains as high as ever today. As well as "Naked Testimonies", Toyin Adewale-Gabriel is the author of "Die Aromaforscherin" and "Flackernde Kerzen". She is the editor of "25 New Nigerian Poets" and co-editor of "Inkwells" and "Breaking The Silence". She is a Fellow of the Akademie Schloss Solitude and has been Writer in Residence at the Villa Waldberta, Munich and The Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators, Visby, Sweden. She holds an MA degree from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and has published poems, stories and book reviews in many journals and newspapers. She has served in an executive capacity on the board of the Association of Nigerian Authors, whose official annual journal, "ANA Review", she also edited. Toyin is renowned for her readings of both poems and stories to audiences in Africa, Europe and North and South America. She founded the Women Writers of Nigeria, WRITA, in 1991

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