Two Seasons Talking Trees – Kingston Edition reader Femke van Zeijl

Femke Van Zeijl is a Dutch freelance journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria, who has been reporting on Sub Saharan Africa for over ten years. She has written two non-fiction books in Dutch:  Een nacht in een vijzel (A Night in a Mortar) on women in Africa; and Gin-tonic & Cholera on everyday urban life in Africa, which was first published in 2010 and reprinted in 2011. She is working on her first fiction book.

Although a writer at heart, Femke considers photography, radio and video as other important means of telling the story.


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