Politician, doctor and novelist Wale Okediran

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a place to have peace of mind to write your next novel, or to write poetry for a new collection? Not everyone can afford a home away from home. A secluded place, without disturbances. Some universities offer a place of residence, a home away from home. Not quite a secluded place. Not quite a time to devote your time to writing. Often a writer in residence has some teaching responsibilities or has to take time to help aspiring writers at that university. But at least there is some time to work on your own literary output.

Read here about Wale Okediran who, with a little help from some friends, worked on establishing a place for writers in Iseyin, Oyo State (Nigeria). Writers from several countries come to Oyo State. 

Read here about his thought on books that have been important to Wale Okediran.Dr Okediran, a medical doctor and politician,

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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