Farida Bedwei's Writings
Excerpt from upcoming novel
By tradition, when a woman gives birth she goes to live with her mother for the first three months whilst she learns the stock in trade of motherhood. During this period, the mother teaches her daughter how to bath, clothe and nurse the newborn baby. The mother is likely to get on the daughter’s nerves with criticisms when she fumbles with a seemingly simple task...
Farida N. Bedwei was born in Lagos, Nigeria on 6th April, 1979. She developed Cerebral Palsy when she was 10 days old and spent the early stages of her life learning how to make an uncooperative body do the things it should be doing. She spent the early...
Farida’s Favorite Books
The Alchemist, The Reader, Pride and Prejudice, Half of a yellow sun, Yoruba girl dancing, Purple Hibiscus, Mine Boy, The Kitchen God's Wife,Perfect,The Kite...