Hi, my name is Namina--that's Nam-ee-nuh---and I'm a young adult fantasy author. I didn't always want to be an author. I thought I'd be either a marine biologist or a lawyer. But literally everyone who met me as a kid knew that I would one day write books.
I grew up in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, West Africa, and moved to America when I was nine. I studied at Spelman College for undergrad and then went to the USC School of Cinematic Arts for an MFA in film. Nowadays, I spend my time either writing or playing with my very spoiled maltipoo, Thugnificent--Niffy for short.
I'm currently working on new projects, all of them fantasy, but otherwise, you can catch me enjoying new restaurants or nurturing grudges against old ones that served me a bad meal that one time in 2012.
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