Ike Anya is a consultant in public health medicine working in Nigeria and the UK, most recently supporting the NHS response to COVID in Scotland. His writing has been published in the Guardian, Huffington Post, Granta, Catapult & Eclectica, and in the anthology of essays by Nigerian writers on Nigeria: Of This Our Country. He co-edited the Weaverbird Collection, an anthology of new Nigerian writing. His memoir, Small by Small, is published by Sandstone Press.
Ike Anya on Granta.com
Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition
The University of Nigeria
‘There is a sense of carnival mingled with outrage, especially for us since this is our first demonstration.’
Ike Anya on universities, financial cuts and student protest.
Essays & Memoir | Issue 122
Chinua Achebe’s Legacy
‘Who will speak out for us now? Who will ask the hard questions of us and the world that he did?’
Essays & Memoir | Issue 120
People Don’t Get Depressed in Nigeria
‘He has come to us against the wishes of his family and the village and I feel that I owe him something.’