Enobong Essien

Enobong is a former professional dancer turned publicity and marketing assistant and life-long lover of books. Fully Nigerian and fully British, Enobong now lives in Chicago with her nonfiction enthusiast husband and peculiar yet adorable cat roommate.

Race, Disability, Ugliness, and Other Villain Tropes We Can Lose

Publishers Take Note: Own Voices Reviews Are Important

Publishers are ignoring own voices reviews to the detriment of own voices books and these Bookstagrammers and BookTubers are over it.

On Taking a Cautious and Thoughtful Approach to Inclusion in Books

A reader chimes in with some thoughts on the ways in which authors can improve their approach to inclusion, namely without tokenizing their characters.