Rev. Fr. Ejike C. Mbaka, a male author is from Enugu State Nigeria
He wrote a miraculous prayer titled Powerful Prayer Book That Makes Things Happen. Testimonies have been given. Praise to Jesus
Elechi Amadi, a male author is from Rivers State Nigeria
Amadi’s novels are generally about African village life, customs, beliefs and religious practices, as they were all set before contact with the Western world.
The Concubine, one of his classic novels of modern African literature, has been made into a film. The Concubine was written by Elechi Amadi and directed by the accomplished Nollywood film director Andy Amenechi. Sources say due to fear of piracy, the movie is to be privately promoted, after which it will be
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Chimamanda Adichie, a female author is from Anambra State Nigeria
A.H Mohammed, a male author is from Lagos Nigeria
His book, The last days at Forcados High School, was adopted by JAMB UTME 2015
Chukwuemeka Ike Vincent, a male author is from Anambra state, Nigeria
His works are:
Toads for Supper (London: Harvill Press, 1965)
The Naked Gods (London: Harvill Press, 1970) ISBN 0-00-271555-4
The Potter's Wheel (London: Harvill Press, 1973) ISBN 0-00-271620-8
Sunset at Dawn (Collins & Harvill Press, 1976) ISBN
Expo '77 (Fontana, 1980) ISBN 0-00-616063-8
The Chicken Chasers (Fontana, 1980) ISBN 0-00-615947-8
The Bottled Leopard (1985) ISBN 978-154-778-2
Our Children Are Coming (Ibadan: Spectrum
Author of C.I.N.D.E.R.L.O.V.E.R (A Love Story), and O.G.B.A.N.J.E (The Child of Thunder)Â
Izunna Okafor (born 9th Jan. 1994) is an award-winning young Nigerian Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Essayist, Editor, Translator, Publicist, Igbo Language Activist and an Administrator who hails from Ebenator in Nnewi South L.G.A of Anambra State Nigeria.
He had his secondary school at Community Secondary School Ebenator. He is graduate from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, where he studied Public Administration. He also holds O.N.D in Public Administration from the same school.
A published and best-selling author, Izunna has written globally applauded books. He is the author of: 'Ikem's Adventure' (his first book) published in Nigeria in 2012, during his secondary school; 'The Curse of A Widow' (his second book), published in 2013; 'The Faithful Children' (his third book), published in 2014, and received outstanding recognition in the Ezenwa Ohaeto Prize for Young Nigerian Novelists 2015; 'Ajo Enyi,' his debut Igbo novel and fourth book, published in 2015.Â
With 'Ajo Enyi', he won the 2015/2016 Nigerian Writers Award/Indigenous Writer of the Year; the 2015 Society of Young Nigerian Writers Award/Pita Nwanna Award for Igbo Literature; and also got shortlisted for The 2015 Young Nigerian Writer of The Year, and the 2017 Nigerian Writers Award.
His other books include "African Blood" (A Short Story), "NzĂşzĂą M Egbuo M," (Igbo novel), "Educated Illiterate," and "Teach Me Grammar."
He has been published in many anthologies, both nationally and internationally; has thousands of articles/essays as well as poems and short stories published online to his credit.
A diglot writer, Izunna writes perfectly in Igbo and English languages, and has published widely in both languages.
He has won and been nominated for a plethora of awards which include:
The Nigerian Writers Award/Indigenous Writer of The Year 2015/2016
Pita Nwana Prize For Igbo Literature 2015
Society of Young Nigerian Writers Award Nigeria
Heritage Icon Award/Young Writer of the Year Federal Republic of Nigeria 2016
Merit Award from The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (2016)
Award of Recognition From Students Union Government, Unizik (2017)
Nigerian Writers Award/Young Writer of The Year 2015/2016
N.Y.S.C. Essay Competition 2012
SLAM Hero Youth International Award/Innovative Youth of the Year 2016
Anambra Exclusive Youth Choice Award/Youth Writer of the Year 2016
Award of Academic Excellence from The National Association of Public Administration Students (2016)
Inspire Award /Outstanding Youth in Academics 2017
NAPAS Academic Icon of The Year 2017
Anambra Campus Award 2017/Campus Writer of The Year 2017
Award of Excellence from The Society of Young Nigerian Writers 2016
Anambra Exclusive Youth Choice Award/Outstanding Youth of the Year 2017
Youth Writer of The Year 2016 NAPAS Essay Competition 2017
Starlett Entertainment Award/Creative Writer of the Year 2016
Young Author Award, 2018
Creative Crew Africa/Young Talent of The Year 2018, among others
Campus Best Writer 2018/Campus Best Journalist of the Year 2018
Best Secretary General of NAPAS (2018)
Young Achievers Award/Best Young Writer of the Year 2019
National Light Staff of the Year 2019.
He also has numerous Certificates of Merit, Award, Recognition, the most recent of which include:
Certificate of Recognition From The ImpactField Global Initiative (2018)
Certificate of Award from the Applex Art and Creative Crew Africa (2018) among others.
At the age of 21, Izunna was nominated for The Future Award Africa 2016/African Prize For Education, which is the biggest and most prestigious African Youth Award.
He has been published in many literary anthologies, magazines, websites, and blogs.
Aside being a creative writer, Izunna is also an Igbo Language Activist who has played and continued to play great roles in sustaining and promoting the Igbo Language and culture. He preaches and takes the 'gospel' of Igbo language and the need for its sustenance to ever nook and cranny, ranging from schools to churches, Radio/Television Stations, and to other public places, being part if his own contribution and strategic measures to ensure that the Igbo Language does not go extinct as predicted by the UNESCO in 2012.
He has also been featured in many radio and television stations across the country on this mission.
Some of his debut articles like 'Say No To Igbo Extinction' and 'Asá»Ąsá»Ą Igbo Amaka' among others, have also contributed immensely in this cause and in peaking the clarion call for Igbo Language sustenance.
In addition to these, Izunna is also a renowned journalist and columnist currently working with the Anambra Newspaper and Printing Coporation, the publishers of National Light Newspaper, Ka á»Ś Dá»‹ Taa â€”which is the only Igbo Language Newspaper in Nigeria â€”and Sportslight Xtra.
He also writes for Igbo Radio which is an online Igbo Language news hub with its headquarter in Canada, as well as freelance for other media/publishing houses, both the online and print media.
Izunna is the Coordinator of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers q (Anambra State Chapter), as well as the founder/initiator of the "Chinua Achebe Literary Festival," which is an annual literary event he organizes in memory of Late Prof. Chinua Achebe, under the umbrella of Society of Young Nigerian Writers, Anambra Chapter.Â
He is the Editor-in-Chief of Chinua Achebe Poetry/Essay Anthology which is an anthology annually published in honour of Nigerian literary star, Late Prof. Achebe, and which attracts entries and submissions from different countries of the world. The most recent of these anthologies is the "Arrows of Words" which was published in 2019, during the year's edition of the Chinua Achebe Literary Festival.
During his undergraduate days, Izunna was part of the editorial team of the FAMASSA Magazine.
He is Ambassador of TFA Africa in Nigeria; the ambassador of Read Across Nigeria in Anambra State.
An alumnus of Unizik, he is also a former Secretary General of the National Association of Public Administration Students (NAPAS), as well as the current National Secretary General of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers.
In 2019, Izunna met and discussed literature with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, at a literary evening that climaxed the 2019 Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop, organized by the international literary figure, Adichie.
Born in Zambia in 1991, she studied at Rhodes university, South Africa and institute Detudes politiques in Aix-En Provence, France.
Efemia first published story is "chicken", was nominated for the 2014 Caine prize for Africa writing.
Jhumpa Lahiri was born on July 11, 1967.
She is an American author of Indian origin, she is known for her short stories, novels and essays in English and more recently in Italian.
Jhumpa studied at Barnard college Boston university.
She was awarded the National Humanities Medal by former President Barack Obama.
Jhumpa Lahiri is currently a professor of creative writing at Princeton university.
Herman Melville was born on August 1, 1819, New York City to a wealthy and socially connected family. He was an American novelist, short story writer and a poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include "Typee, a romantic account of his experience in Polynesian life and his whaling novel Moby - Dick".
He died on 28 September 1891, New York City, Woodlawn cemetery, the Bronx, New York City U. S.
Dr. Anthony Jerry Agada, a male author is from Jerry Agada Born in 1952, in Orokam, Ogbadibo Local Government Area, Benue State Nigeria.
He is the current National Vice
Chairman of the Association of Nigerian Authors.
Christopher Greyson is an American storyteller. He is the writer of the bestselling Detective Jack Stratton Mystery- Thriller series. He also penned the bestsellin Psychological Thriller.
He currently reside in Massachusetts with his wife and two children.
Udoka Helen Chukwu holds a Masterâ€™s degree in Political Science and is currently studying for her PhD in Political Science, majoring in Government. She is a prolific writer, an advocate of good morals; she is also a humanitarian and a philanthropist, she loves to write about societal values. She has published many works, this prose â€śHer motherâ€™s Choiceâ€ť was used by the Enugu State government in the Junior Waec examination. Udoka is presently the assistant Secretary of Innoson group of companies, one of the leading manufacturing companies in West Africa. Her hobbies includes: Writing, reading, Aerobics, dancing and farming.
Benneth Nwankwo, a male author is from Nigeria
African Writer, Satirist, Author, Publicist, Part-time Journalist and Blogger.
Vi Keeland was born in New York .
Vi is an attorney by day and a New York Times & U.S.A Today Bestselling author by night.
In 2013 she released her first romance novel, her novel have appeared on the top 5 lists of Amazon U.S.A. U.K Canada, ITunes and Barnes & Noble. Her work have been translated in twenty languages.
Vi Keeland resides in New York with her husband and their three children.
Riley Sager is a native of Pennsylvania, but now lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
He is the Pseudonym of a former journalist, editor and a graphic designer who previously published mysteries under his real name. He is now a full time author, he's first thriller "Final girls", became a national and international bestseller and was called (the first great thriller of 2007) by Stephen king, translation rights have been sold in more than two dozen countries and a film version is being developed by universal pictures. His last book " The last time i liedâ€ť was inspired by the classic novel and film (picnic at hanging rock) and one horrible week Riley spent at summer camp when he was 10.
Chinua Achebe, a male author is from Ogidi Anambra Nigeria
Things Fall Apart (1958)
No Longer at Ease (1960)
Arrow of God (1964)
A Man of the People (1966)
Anthills of the Savannah (1987)
Marriage Is A Private Affair (1952)
Dead Men's Path (1953)
The Sacrificial Egg and Other Stories (1953)
Civil Peace (1971)
Girls at War and Other Stories (including "Vengeful Creditor") (1973)
African Short Stories (editor, with C.L. Innes) (1985)
Heinemann Book of Contemporary African Short Stories (editor, with C.L. Innes) (1992)
Beware, Soul-Brother, and Other Poems (1971) (published in the US as Christmas at Biafra, and Other Poems, 1973)
Don't let him die: An anthology of memorial poems for Christopher Okigbo (editor, with Dubem Okafor) (1978)
Another Africa (1998)
Collected Poems Carcanet Press (2005)
Refugee Mother And Child
Essays, criticism, non-fiction and political commentary
The Novelist as Teacher (1965) - also in Hopes and Impediments
An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" (1975) - also in Hopes and Impediments
Morning Yet on Creation Day (1975)
The Trouble With Nigeria (1984)
Hopes and Impediments (1988)
Home and Exile (2000)
Education of a British protected Child (6 October 2009)
There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra, (11 October 2012 )
Chike and the River (1966)
How the Leopard Got His Claws (with John Iroaganachi) (1972)
The Flute (1975)
The Drum (1978)
Anochili Eric Nonso, a male author is from Enugu, Nigeria
Intellectually, best writer in future,
I see my self as one of the best writer
Kanu Silas Onwuchekwa, a male author is from Imo State Nigeria
He fulfils this mandate through SOK MEDIA, an organization with interests in Publishing [The Bridge Publishing] and
Media [PassionRadioNG: www.passionradio.com.ng]. He is sold-out to the Lord, Saviour and Redeemer Jesus Christ.
He lives in Lagos, Nigeria with his lovely wife Ruth
John Ernest Steinbeck was born on February 27, 1902 in Salinas, California, U. S.
He was an American author who won the 1962 Noble Prize in Literature, for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception.
John Steinbeck is the author of, "The Pearl", " The Grapes Of Wrath", "East Of Eden", and so on.
He died on December 20, 1968, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Weston Parker is a former Firefighter/ EMS guy who picked up the proverbial pen and started writing bad boy romance stories.
He co-writes with his sister (Ali Parker) as they travel the United States.
Weston is the author of, "Air force HERO", " Cold heart", and many others.
Patience Onyeche God'spower, a female author is from Benue State Nigeria
I believe so much in CHANGING LIVES, CHANGING NATION AND CHANGING THE WORLD.
Per Holm Knudsen, a male author is from Denmark
The book, How a Baby Is Made, is penned by Danish author Per Holm Knudsen, and painstakingly details the baby-making process from a man and woman meeting, to conception, to the actual birth.
Chibundu Onuzo, a female author is from Nigerian UK
Onuzo who has been writing since she was 10 just published her book, "The Spider King's Daughter", which was longlisted for the Ł10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debut novelists alongside a Booker prize-nominated Oxford professor.
She grew up reading classics like Jane Eyre and David Copperfield and those of Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
OPEYEMI MATTHEW ADEJOBI, a male author is from LAGOS-NIGERIA
Opeyemi Matthew Adejobi, boasts of a successful career as a, travel writer for the United States of America, before he proceeded to the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) for his three years National Diploma programme in Journalism.
While in NIJ, he was in the Editorial Team of the NIJ voice magazine; and after graduation, began reporting in earnest on freelance basis, touching on a number of beats.
He is a member of the United Nations Volunteer (UNV), Blogger, Author, Fiction writer, PR practitioner, Photographer, Digital art artist, Film maker, a Fashionista and one time clothing model for the house of (JKC) Jokky Collectibles an international celebrity wardrobe stylist based in Nigeria, West Africa, and now an epublisher,.
Mysteries in bamboo village, eBook format, is his first published work.
Jeff Unaegbu Elochukwu, a male author is from Unaegbu was born in Amankwo-Inyi village, Oji River LGA of Enugu State, Nigeria
Short story collections
This Mosquito in Your Net, (Nsukka: Global Publishers). (2010) ISBN 978-31647-4-0
Freedom in Our Bones: THE HISTORY OF THE STUDENTS’ UNION GOVERNMENT, UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA (1960-2004), (Onitsha: Blue Publishers, 2007, 2008). (512 Pages) ISBN 978-35602-2-0.
The Origins of the NYSC, (Nsukka: Global Publishers, 2009). (90 Pages) ISBN 978-33254-4-2.
ALEXANDER O.E. ANIMALU: A Biography of the Distinguished
Nnedi Okorafor - Mbachu, a female author is from Anambra Nigeria.Nnedi is known for weaving African culture into creative evocative settings and memorable characters. She holds a PhD in literature/creative writing and is an associate professor at the university of Buffalo New York (SUNY)
Author of Who Fears Death
J. K. Rowling, a female author is from England, Britain
Rowling has led a "rags to riches" life story, in which she progressed from living on social security to multi-millionaire status within five years. As of March 2011, when its latest world billionaires list was published, Forbes estimated Rowling's net worth to be US$1 billion. The 2008 Sunday Times Rich List estimated Rowling's fortune at Ł560 million ($798 million), ranking her as the twelfth richest woman in the United Kingdom. Forbes ranked Rowling as the forty-eighth most
J. R. R. Tolkien, a male author is from England
The Silmarillion, Tolkien wrote a brief "Sketch of the Mythology" which included the tales of Beren and Lúthien and of Túrin, and that sketch eventually evolved into the Quenta Silmarillion, an epic history that Tolkien started three times but never published. The Lord of the Rings, Hobbit
Cyprian Ekwensi, a male author is from Eastern part of Nigeria
Chinwuba Iyizoba, a male author is from Eastern Part of Nigeria
He is Nigerian correspondent for MercatorNet.com, an online magazine that promotes human dignity. He wrote After the Juju Man, a book that can be found here too.
Terry Goodkind, a male author is from Omaha, Nebraska, USA
The Sword of Truth series
Wizard's First Rule (1994)
Stone of Tears (1995)
Blood of the Fold (1996)
Temple of the Winds (1997)
Soul of the Fire (1999)
Faith of the Fallen (2000)
The Pillars of Creation (2002)
Naked Empire (2003)
Debt of Bones (1998, prequel novella, originally published in Legends anthology)
The Omen Machine (2011)
The Law of N
Richard Wright, a male author is from Adams County, Mississippi, The United States
There may be more authors with this name... but this one wrote a popular book The Black boy
Ogunsola Gbenga Adeboye, a male author is from Ogun State.Nigeria
His enthusiasm for writing is quite one of a kind,he has written many unpublish novels,articles and sorts
Stanley-Sanctus Okeke, a male author is from Nigeria
Stanley-Sanctus has received several awards and has been shortlisted in different writing competition.
Thomas Hardy, a male author is from England
Novels of Character and Environment
The Poor Man and the Lady (1867, unpublished and lost)
Under the Greenwood Tree (1872)
Far from the Madding Crowd (1874)
The Return of the Native (1878)
The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886)
The Woodlanders (1887)
Wessex Tales (1888, a collection of short stories)
Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891)
Life's Little Ironies (1894, a collection of short stories)
Jude the Obscure (1895)
Paul O. Persol, a male author is from Edo State, Nigeria
I studied Theatre Arts in the University of Benin, and graduated with 2nd class lower division. I was and still deeply involved in the practical aspects of the Arts. I write and sing Reggae music as well books
Peter Mathias, a male author is from From Aniocha-North in Delta-State, Nigeria.
Peter Mathias is a crusader, writer and author of "Holiness of Christ: The beauty of Christianity".
Barack Obama, a male author is from Illinois
Obama is especially proud of being a husband and father of two daughters, Malia and Sasha. Obama and his wife, Michelle, married in 1992 and have a home in Chicago’s South Side.
Chukwudi Nwachukwu, a male author is from Itukpa in Obingwa L.G.A Abia State, Nigeria
Comedian and loves making people happy. Publicist and a Blogger (Content Manager) at YoungBoss Media
Linda Newson, FBA, OBE, is director of the institute of Latin American studies school of advanced study, university of London. She is also King's College London professor.She is the author of "From Capture To Sale".
Peace Chisom Ignatius, a female author is from ezeagu in enugu state
Buchi Emecheta, a female author is from Nigeria
Buchi Emecheta is the author of The Joys of Motherhood, Heinemann. Born: August 14, 1944 (age 69), Lagos
Education: University of London
Born on 23 July 1907 in London.
She was an author, journalist, broadcaster, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer and government adviser.
Elspeth wrote over 40 books, including her bestknown lyrical books "The Flame Trees Of Thika" and "The Mottled Lizard", based on her youth in a coffee farm in British Kenya.
Her husband, Gervas Huxley, was a grandson of Thomas Huxley and a Cousin of Aldous Huxley.
Elspeth died on January 10 1997 (aged 89) in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England.
Eric Arthur Blair better known by his pen name George Orwell. He Was born on June 25, 1903.
He was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic whose work is marked by Lucid Prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism and outspoken support of Democratic socialism.
George Orwell died on January 21, 1950(aged 46) university college hospital, London, England.
(Age 26) Fisher was 16yrs when she got separated from her parents. She was born in the free States and later moved to Johannesburg at the age of 4. Fisher has a brother who is now 16yrs, she is a mother of a baby boy.
Fisher is the winner of Short Story Day Africa in 2016.
She is the author of "A Door Ajar".
Leo was born on 12 January 1963, in Cartagena. Colombia.
She is a Colombia chef whose Bogota restaurant, Leo cocina y cave, featuring a fusion of traditional and modern Colombian cuisine, first brought her to international attention when it opened in 2007. Leo appears regularly on Colombian television and also runs the restaurant Leo Cocina y cave and Misia books by Espinosa.