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Tagsnigerian authors (37), fiction (37), genre (37), literary (37), commonwealth prize (36), caine prize (36), nobel (36), chick lit (16), romance (2), africa (2) — see all tags

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About meMyne Whitman is my pen name. I was born and raised in Enugu, Nigeria, where I spent most of my time, studying, reading and daydreaming or climbing trees and playing with the boys. I have a Master's degree in Public Health Research but have chosen my childhood dream of spinning stories. After a few years in Edinburgh, Scotland, I now live with my husband in Seattle, USA. I write and blog full-time, and also volunteer as an ESL tutor for a local charity. I critique with the Seattle Eastside Writers Meet-up and I'm also a member of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association.

In addition to writing popular fiction to get people reading, I am passionate about using the internet and social media to promote the book industry and literacy levels in Nigeria. To this end, I facilitated a session, "Social Media and the Book Publishing Industry", for the Publisher's Forum at the 2010 Garden City Literary Festival, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. I'm also the founder and managing editor of Naija Stories, a critique website for aspiring Nigerian writers.

About my libraryThese are books I have enjoyed reading. Most are by Nigerian and African authors or my favorite genre, romance and chicklit.

GroupsAfrican Literature, History and Politics, Hobnob with Authors, Washingtonians, What Are You Reading Now?, Writer-readers

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Homepagehttp://www.mynewhitman.com

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Real nameNkem Akinsoto

LocationBellevue, WA

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceJun 29, 2010

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