Razinat Talatu Mohammed PhD, born in Maiduguri, Northern Nigeria teaches African Literature with specialization in Women Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Maiduguri. She made her debut in 2005 when her collection of short stories, A Love Like a Woman’s and other Stories won the maiden ANA/ Lantern Book Prize.
Her first novel, Habiba, was short listed for the ANA Prize for Prose 2014 while her other works have appeared in national and international anthologies including Camouflage: The Best of Contemporary Writings from Nigeria, The Gong Books, Fireflies: An Anthology of New Nigerian Poetry, Pyramids: An Anthology of Poems from Northern Nigeria and For Women Collective: A Tribute to Nina Simone (USA). She has, to her credit, a reference text titled Feminism and the Works of Nawal El-Saadawi and Buchi Emecheta, published by Lambert Academic Publication, Germany. She was a Resident Writer in El-Gouna, Egypt in June /July, 2011 and is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Maiduguri.