Christopher "Chris" Abani (born 27 December 1966) is a Nigerian author. He is part of a new generation of Nigerian writers working to convey to an English-speaking audience the experience of those born and raised in "that troubled African nation".
Abani was born in Afikpo, Nigeria. His father was Igbo, while his mother was English-born.
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But of course these poems are
which we become by defining how
we are not women
a shadow devouring the light to find the limits
which is what Richard Pryor would have told Joan of Arc
in a joke funnier for being sexist
"It's a man thang."
And of course there is God
and its problematic relationship ...