Emma Shercliff is a doctoral candidate at the UCL Institute of Education, University of London. Her research explores and documents the role of female publishers in shaping the literary landscape in Africa. Emma has worked in the publishing field for over fifteen years and was formerly Managing Director of Macmillan English Campus, a digital publishing division of Macmillan Publishers. She is currently based in Abuja, where she is working for the British Council on a research project looking at approaches to gender within teacher training in Nigeria, and with Cassava Republic Press as part of her doctoral fieldwork.
In advance of Africa Writes 2015, festival guest Abubakar Adam Ibrahim talks to AiW author Emma Shercliff about love, romance and the gendered nature of reading and writing in Northern Nigeria. Abubakar Adam Ibrahim will appear in two events during… Read More ›