Louisa was born and raised in Nigeria. She holds a BSc in Sociology and Anthropology from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra State. She has an MSc in Medical Sociology from Royal Holloway University of London and another MSc in Globalization and Development from The Insitute of Commonwealth Studies, London.
She is also the author of Purple Mangoes, a collection of 10 short stories that explore womanhood in West Africa – Get your copy of PURPLE MANGOES HERE and TRULY DEEPLY, published in May 2005.
Her writing is influenced by her spirituality, women’s experiences and her passion for her local cultures and tradition.
Some of her earlier publications have appeared on the World Pulse Project, Naija Stories and the Voices Project.
She enjoys travelling and photography.
She blogs at; http://www.simpleesangirl.wordpress.com