Ba’bila Mutia teaches oral and written literatures, creative writing, advanced writing and research methodology, at the University of Yaoundé I. His poetry and short stories have been featured in anthologies and reviews worldwide, and his work has been broadcast on the BBC. In June of 1993 Mutia was honoured by the Berlin Academy of Arts as special guest writer in an international writers’ reading. He is the author of Whose Land? (Longman), Before This Time,Yesterday (Silex/Nouvelles du Sud) and "The Miracle" in the Heinemann Book of Contemporary African Short Stories.