ALKALI, Zaynab. Nigerian. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Literary criticism and history. Career: Nasarawa State University, Keffi, associate prefessor. Publications: NOVELS: The Stillborn, 1984; The Virtuous Woman, 1987. OTHER: (ed with A. Imfeld) Vultures in the Air: Voices from Northern Nigeria (stories), 1995; Cobwebs & Other Stories, 1997. Address: Dept of English, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, PMB 1022, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.