Tim Fab-Eme studied electrical engineering. He loves literature, has just concluded reading Fine Boys, Eghosa Imasuen’s novel, and is currently reading On a Darkling Plain, Ken Saro-Wiwa’s account of the Nigerian civil war. He will soon read his library’s additions: Richard Cohen’s How to Write Like Tolstoy: A Journey into the Minds of Our Greatest Writers, Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, Constance Hale’s Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wicked Good Prose; William Zinsser’s On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction, Bodie Thoene’s Writer to Writer: A Practical Handbook on the Craft of Writing, From Idea to Contract, and Spencer Johnson’s Who Moved My Cheese?
The Malahat Review and New Welsh Reader have published Tim Fab-Eme’s poetry, which deeply explores exploitation, identity, intimacy, and the environment. Tim likes jazz, Afrobeat, highlife, country and reggae.