The following is an with Nigerian poet and novelist Ben Okri, conducted by Zahra Moloo. Commenting on the influences on his writing, Okri discusses a writer's 'natural journey' and the importance of drawing upon as wide a set of literature as possible.
* Zahra Moloo is an independent journalist from Kenya, currently based in London, UK.
* This is an independently produced audio piece, which previously featured on the Amandla! radio show at CKUT 90.3FM radio station in Montreal, Canada.