Lola Akande


Dr Lola Akande is the author of In Our Place, What It Takes and Camouflage.

Lola Akande holds a PhD in English with specialization in Prose Fiction. She teaches African Literature in the Department of English, University of Lagos. She is an urban literary analyst.

Her research interests include representations of the city in literary works, women studies and literary criticism. She writes novels, short stories and biographies. her novel, WHAT IT TAKES, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Prose Fiction Prize.

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