Yemisi Aribisala


Yemisi Aribisala (born 27 April 1973), formerly Yẹ́misí Ogbe, is a Nigerian essayist, writer and food memoirist. She has been described as having a "fearless, witty, and unapologetic voice", named one of seven bold and new international voices. She is renowned for her work in documenting Nigerian food as an entry point to thinking and understanding the culture and society. Her first book, Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex, and the Nigerian Taste Buds, won the John Avery Prize at the André Simon Book Awards 2016. She currently lives in Cape Town, South Africa, with her children. (From Wikipedia)

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