Read our review of Yemisi’s book, Longthroat Memoirs here.
Yemisi Aribisala (also known as Yemisi Ogbe) grew up in Lagos, though she spent many holidays in Ibadan, Nigeria. She has a degree in Law from the University of Wolverhampton, England and a Master’s degree from the University of Wales, Cardiff.
Yemisi was the founding editor of Farafina Magazine. She was a food columnist for the now defunct 234Next Magazine as well as a regular contributor to Chimurenga Chronicle.
Yemisi loves trains, dark chocolate, food-shopping, trees, tea, long walks and soft white food – cheese, home-made fufu, full fat yogurt.
Longthroat Memoirs: Soups Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds is her first published book.
Yemisi is on Twitter @yemisiAA
 “My repression is as legitimate as your freedom” A Conversation With Yemisi Aribisala African Writer; Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds, page 342 (e-copy on Okadabooks)
 On Not Fitting In: An Interview with Yemisi Aribisala. Enkare Review
 Sarah Ladipo Manyika’s Seven Bold and New International Voices. Vela Magazine
 An interview with Yemisi Aribisala author of ‘Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds’ The Tiger Tales
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