Lara Daniels is a Nigerian born writer, who writes mostly about romance. She relocated to the United States in the nineties, where she lives with her husband and three children. A Registered Nurse by day and an avid romance author at night, Lara penned her first fiction at the age of nine. She continued her love for writing all through Secondary school, then to college. In July 2009, she published her first novel, Love in Paradise and in 2010, she published the sequel, Love at Dawn – which charted on iTunes[s UK top 100 Romance novels. When she is not writing, Lara enjoys spending quality time with her family. For more about Lara Daniels, catch up with her on her blog at www.laradanielswrites.com or on twitter @LDparables
Our author of the week is Atilola Moronfolu – a multi-faceted entrepreneur, writer, editor, neighbourhood magazine publisher, spoken word artist, and popular writing blogger on www.hattylolla.com. She also edits books for fellow writers and bloggers and gets them ready for publishing. She is born and bred in Lagos.
Chika Unigwe is an Afro-Belgian writer of Nigerian origin, who currently lives in Turnhout, Belgium. She is the author of fiction, poetry, articles and educational material. Her second novel, On Black Sisters’ Street, was published in Dutch in 2008 (as Fata Morgana) and in English in 2009. Night Dancer, her most recent novel, was released in June 2012 by Jonathan Cape. In this interview with Africa Book Club, she talks about her books and her enthusiasm about the state of African literature.