Stella was born in Clapham, London, brought up in Nigeria and lives in London. She has a degree in Linguistics and African Languages from the University of Benin and a MSc in Information Systems and Technology from City University, London.
Stella is a writer and speaker.
She is the founder of the blog African Britishness where she writes on culture, travel, food, health and wellbeing,
As an avid foodie, when she is not writing she is cooking up exotic cuisine or decorating cakes. Stella’s dream is to travel to different parts of the world to taste and experience food from different cultures. She believes that her experience of growing within two worlds has given her a unique perspective and she is happy to share this.
Stella's crime manuscript, Deadly Sacrifice, a police procedural set in London and Nigeria, was shortlisted for the SI Leeds Literary Prize in 2016 and will be published by Jacaranda Books Art Music in 2020.
Stella is currently working on the 2nd in the series, writing the first of an exciting brand new series as well as doing some non-fiction writing!
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS