Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

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Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond has written for AOL, Parenting Magazine, the Village Voice, Metro and Trace Magazine. Her short story “Bush Girl” was published in the May 2008 issues of African Writing and her poem, “The Whinings of a Seven Sister Cum Laude Graduate Working Board as an Assistant,” was published in 2006’s Growing up Girl Anthology. A cum laude graduate of Vassar College, she attended secondary school in Ghana . Powder Necklace is loosely based on the experience.

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Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm able to empathize with most sides of a story.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. tie between "Miss Evans" in Mahogany, "Barbara Covett" in Notes on a Scandal, and "Jerry Lundegaard" and "Carl Showalter" in Fargo

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Fear itself.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Interviewing people.

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