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Bate Besong

Recipient of the MSF Award for Literature and Culture and Winner of the ANA (Association of Nigerian Authors) Drama Prize, Bate Besong was educated at the universities of Ibadan and Calabar, Nigeria, where he obtained BA, MA, and PhD degrees. He taught Theatre History, Playwriting, and Critical Theory at the University of Buea, Cameroon. Some of his works include Obasinjom Warrior with Poems After Detention, Beasts of No Nation, and Disgrace: autobiographical narcissus.