Razinat Mohammed

  • University of Maiduguri

Contact Info:

  • razinatumohammed@gmail.com

Biography

Razinat Talatu Mohammed holds a PhD in Feminist Literary Criticism and is also an award winning author of A Love like a Woman’s and other Stories (2005). She is the author of two novels, Habiba (2013), a finalist at the 2014 Association of Nigerian Authors’ prize for prose and The Travails of a First Wife (2015). Her articles and book chapters have been published in foremost international Journals on African Literature, the African Literature Today series in Suffolk, UK and other highly esteemed publishing houses like Routledge, UK. Her creative works have appeared in Camouflage: The Best of Contemporary Writings from Nigeria, The Gong Books, Fireflies: An Anthology of New Nigerian Poetry, Pyramids: An Anthology of Poems from Northern Nigeria, For Women Collective: A Tribute to Nina Simone (USA). She is the author of Intra-gender Relations between Women: A Study of   Nawal El-Saadawi and Buchi Emecheta’s Novels, published by Lambert Academic Publication, Germany. She is the author of Female Representation in Nigerian Literature www.africanwriter.com among others. She co-edited The Markas: An Anthology of the Feelings on the Boko Haram (2019). She is a two- time Judge for the prestigious ($100,000) Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Prize for literature (2015 and 2017). She was a Resident Writer in El-Gouna, Egypt May /July, 2011. Since 2013, she has been the Chief Adjudicator for the annual Senior Secondary Schools National Essay Competition tagged, Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange (WSICE) in honour of Prof. Wole Soyinka. She lives in Maiduguri.