About the Author
Sam Omatseye is a columnist, poet, playwright, essayist and novelist. He is one of Nigeria’s leading journalists and writes an influential, sometimes controversial, column in one Nigeria’s top newspapers, The Nation, where he is chairman of the editorial board.
Sam Omatseye has published two novels, Crocodile Girl and My Name is Okoro. He has also published five volumes of poetry, Mandela’s Bones and Other Poems, Dear Baby Ramatu, Lion Wind and Other Poems, scented Offal and Tribe and Prejudice. His plays include The Siege and Obito.