Obika, Akili Addae

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OBIKA, Akili Addae

OBIKA, Akili Addae. Also writes as Akili Addae. American, b. 1969. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Richmond Times- Dispatch, Richmond, VA, black literature columnist, 1992-94. Publications: Makantagara (poems), 1990; (with Y. Oforiwaa) The Wisdom of the Ages: Themes and Essences of Truth, Love, Struggle, and High-Culture in the Works of Ayi Kwei Armah and Kiarri T-H. Cheatwood (literary essays), 1995. Also writes as Akili Addae. Address: 830 E. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08609-1412, U.S.A.