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Elechi Amadi (born May 12, 1934) is a Nigerian author who has written five African novels - The Concubine, The Great Ponds, The Slave , Isiburu and Estrangement. Born in 1934, in Aluu in the Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria, he attended Government College Umuahia and the University of Ibadan where he obtained a
degree in Physics and
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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Lives in Enugu State where he runs a ministry called Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria, AMEN. He is popular for miracles in his ministry, which he attributes to God.
He was involved in a political battle with a former Governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani after 14 persons were killed in his ministry (and he accused the Governor of being involved). He was kicked out of the venue at GTC for his crusade, and he moved to his Church at CKC Enugu. he has since relocated to a permanent site at Emene where he holds Crusade every Friday night.
He got another media attention after he released a talk on New Year of 2015 stating that the incumbent President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan should resign and stop contesting for re-election, labelling him as Bad Luck for Nigeria.
More on that particular story here http://dorotv.com/tags.php?tag=fr+mbaka&match=on
You can get his talks at his Enugu parish, Christ the King GRA Enugu.
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
Author of Half of a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus
Chimamanda Adichie, a female author is from Anambra State Nigeria
A.H Mohammed was born in Lagos Nigeria. He obtained his medical degree from the university of Lagos and is currently a junior resident doctor Lagos Teaching Hospital. The last days at Forcados High School is his first book.
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
He is known for a
mixture of lampoon, humor and satire. He owes a little bit of his
style to his Igbo cultural upbringing. He studied history, English and Religious Studies at the University of Ibadan and earned a masters degree at Stanford university. Among
many youths, he is popular as the author of Expo '77, a critical look at academic examination abuses
in West Africa.
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.
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.
He is from Enugu state, in Nigeria.
Was born on 20th of September 1996
Attended primary Education between 2002-2008
He attended secondary school in the year between 2008 -2014
He currently works in a company, called pools betting company for the main time, but is planning to further his Education into higher.
He is a simple boy
-He attended ELITE primary school,
-He attended GOVERNMENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE, enugu
-He is apparently attending NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY
-He haves Christian believe
-Apparently worshipping with Catholic doctrines. VACATION:
-He is a student of UNIZIK
-Studying Civil Engineering
-Enjoy writing and and reading books
-Enjoy playing Football
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
My name is Mrs. Patience Favour God'spower, i reside in Zaria, Kaduna State Nigeria. I am an inspired and creative writer, my first book was launched on the 7th of Sept, 2013. I have other written work like;The making of a healthy home, saved to serve others, Woman the home maker, My fatherland, The Somebody of a Nobody.
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.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Exeter, a Master of Commerce from the University of Stathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland and a Ph.D. in Public Sector Management. He also studied at the Post Graduate School of Stanton University in Florida (USA) and at the School of Public
Policy of the University of Birmingham. He holds a Technical Teachers Certificate and a Certificate in Managing, Contracting and Partnership for
Service Delivery. In 1992 Dr. Agada was
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.
Benneth Nwankwo is an African writer, Satirist, Blogger, Publicist and Social commentator.
Benneth was born in Nanka, Anambra state, Nigeria. He was raised in Lagos state, Nigeria, where he presently live.
Inspired by the works of some mainstream African writers and poets
- notably - Chinua Achebe, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Buchi
Emecheta, Ben Okri, Wole Soyinka, Okey Ndibe, Ikhide Ikheola ,Tope Folarin, Elnathan John and Ngugi Wa
Thiong'O. Benneth, established his name among the front ranks of
contemporary African writers. His works bears the hallmarks of mastery
- compelling, narrative, gripping and suspense.
His debut "Youthship and Challenges" - a coalition of his selected essays on the challenges confronting Nigerian youths, received wide acclamation and as well became a vademecum to many Nigerian youths.
He is presently working on a novel, and his short stories and, editorials
appears in BN BLOG, and other online media. He is a member of the
Association Of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Lagos chapter, and has been
ranked by critics as "one of the future leading African writers".
Benneth Nwankwo, a male author is from Nigeria
African Writer, Satirist, Author, Publicist, Part-time Journalist and Blogger.
OPEYEMI MATTHEW ADEJOBI, HIS STATE OF ORIGIN IS, OSUN STATE, HERE IN NIGERIA, BORN IN LAGOS-NIGERIAN SEPTEMBER 19, 1991.
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.
Chinua Achebe, born Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, 16 November 1930 – 21 March 2013) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. He was best known for his first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart (1958), which is the most widely read book in modern African literature.
Raised by his parents in the Igbo town of Ogidi in southeastern Nigeria, Achebe excelled at school and won a scholarship for undergraduate studies. He became fascinated with world religions and traditional African cultures, and began writing stories as a university student. After graduation, he worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Service (NBS) and soon moved to the metropolis of Lagos. He gained worldwide attention for Things Fall Apart in the late 1950s; his later novels include No Longer at Ease (1960), Arrow of God (1964), A Man of the People (1966), and Anthills of the Savannah (1987). Achebe wrote his novels in English and defended the use of English, a "language of colonisers", in African literature. In 1975, his lecture An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" featured a famous criticism of Joseph Conrad as "a bloody racist"; it was later published amid some controversy.
When the region of Biafra broke away from Nigeria in 1967, Achebe became a supporter of Biafran independence and acted as ambassador for the people of the new nation. The war ravaged the populace, and as starvation and violence took its toll, he appealed to the people of Europe and the Americas for aid. When the Nigerian government retook the region in 1970, he involved himself in political parties but soon resigned due to frustration over the corruption and elitism he witnessed. He lived in the United States for several years in the 1970s, and returned to the U.S. in 1990 after a car accident left him partially disabled. He died on 21st March 2013
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)
KANU SILAS ONWUCHEKWA is a graduate of Banking and Finance from Imo State University, Owerri. He has over five years banking experience in Treasury, Branch and Franchise Operations. He is passionate about aiding young people discover God's purpose for their existence.
Kanu Silas O., the author of HOW TO BE A GREAT SPOUSE, is passionate about youths! He is a gifted writer, teacher and communicator. He has a mandate to impart youths in four distinct areas, namely: Spirituality, Purpose, Career and Entrepreneurship.
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
Born on 13 July 1934 at Abeokuta, near Ibadan in Western Nigeria.
He studied at Government college in Ibadan 1954, he continued at the university of Leed, where later in 1973, he took his doctorate. During the civil war in Nigeria, Soyinka appealed in an article for cease fire, for this he was arrested in 1967 accused of conspiring with the Biafra rebels and was held as a political prisoner for 22 months until1969. Soyinka has published 20 works, both drama novels and poetry. He writes in English and his literary language is marked by great scope and richness of word.
Born on 20 June 1913. She was an American writer, well known for her lighthearted series of The Cat Who mystery novels. She died on 4 June 2011.
Simon has 1,700+ pages of typed notes on Nigeria contemporary art. Simon Ottenberg has an inexhaustible thirst for knowledge and intellectual stamina. He has 18 books on Goodreads with 21 ratings. His most popular book is "The Nsukka Artists and Nigeria Contemporary Art.
21 year old Nigerian Chibundu Onuzo recently added to her growing list of plaudits when she was voted the UK's No.1 Best Black student of 2012.
This was decided by a panel of leading black Britons at a glittering ceremony at the Houses of Parliament on Thursday 7th June 2012, in front of an invited audience of MPs, senior business heads, family members, friends and press. The award was given by Rare Rising Stars. By winning the award, she also became the first woman
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.
Unaegbu was born in Amankwo-Inyi village, Oji River LGA of Enugu State, Nigeria, the first child of five surviving children to Mr. John Ejike Unaegbu and Mrs. Cecilia Enonanma Unaegbu. He attended the Government Secondary School, Minna in 1990, studying sciences and graduated in 1996. He then attended Muhanatu Computer Institute, graduating in 2000 with distinctions in Certificate and Diploma in Computer Data Processing. He then attended the University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 2002–2006, graduati
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
Born on 5th June 1934( age 84), Hugo, Oklahoma US. He is an American journalist and political commentator. He served as the 9th White House press secretary under the Johnson administration from 1965 to 1967. His currently residence in Bernard's ville, New Jersey. He wrote "Healing and the mind 1993, The language of life 1995, A world of ideas 11: Public Opinion from Private Citizens(1990) and so on.
Lives in the United States with her daughter Anya
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
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on Tuesday 20th November, 2018 launched a book detailing his story as President, why he lost the 2015 election, and some of the aftermaths of the event. The book is titled My Transition Hours
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, ( 3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.
Tolkien was Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Pembroke College, Oxford, from 1925 to 1945 and Merton Professor of English Language and Literature there from 1945 to 1959. He was a close friend of C. S. Lewis.
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
Per Holm Knudsen is a Danish writer, teacher and psychotherapist. He is the author of The True Story of How Babies Are Made, a detailed and colorfully illustrated children's book that chronicles love and the act of child making
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.
Joanne "Jo" Rowling, (born 31 July 1965), known as J. K. Rowling, is a British novelist, best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, sold more than 400 million copies to become the best-selling book series in history and been the basis for a popular series of films, in which Rowling had overall approval on the scripts as well as maintaining
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
Katherine Greyson is the author of the bestselling series "Everyone keeps secrets". She loves to write and share her gift of storytelling with others. When she is not working in her own novel, she can be found content editing popular mystery writer Christopher Greyson who also happens to be her husband.
Terry Goodkind (born in 1948) is an American writer and author of the epic fantasy The Sword of Truth series as well as the contemporary suspense novel The Law of Nines, which has ties to his fantasy series, and The Omen Machine, which is a direct sequel thereof. Before his success as an author Goodkind worked primarily as a painter, as well as doing carpentry and woodworking. Goodkind is a proponent of Ayn Rand's philosophical approach of Objectivism, with references to Rand's ideas and
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
Stanley-Sanctus Okeke is the CEO of Sanctus Publishers and the founder of Sanctus Book Club. He has authored over twenty books in different genres. His books have sold over hundred thousand copies in Nigeria. Some of his books include: Who Killed the King? The Quest of a Ghost, Dancing Tree, Kazoo Boy, Ndirika, Market Dance, Drunken Chicken.
Stanley-Sanctus Okeke, a male author is from Nigeria
Stanley-Sanctus has received several awards and has been shortlisted in different writing competition.
Ekwensi, an Igbo, was born in Minna, Niger State. His father was
David Anadumaka, a story-teller and elephant hunter.
Ekwensi attended Government College in Ibadan, Oyo State, Achimota College in Ghana, and the School of Forestry, Ibadan,
after which he worked for two years as a forestry officer. He also studied pharmacy at Yaba
Technical Institute, Lagos School of Pharmacy, and the Chelsea School of Pharmacy of the University of London. He taught at Igbobi College.
Cyprian Ekwensi, a male author is from Eastern part of Nigeria
A student who took the opportunity to write and develope her God given talent while awaiting admission
Peace Chisom Ignatius, a female author is from ezeagu in enugu state
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.
Peter Mathias is senior pastor with "Sufficient Power in Christ Church" Bariga, Lagos Mainland, Nigeria.
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".
Buchi Emecheta is a Nigerian novelist who has published over 20 books, including Second-Class Citizen, The Bride Price, The Slave Girl and The Joys of Motherhood.
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 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 1981. She is a Nigerian-American writer. She relocated to the United States at the age of 10. Chinelo was educated at Pennsylvania state university, Rutgers university and the Lowa writers workshop Education university of Ibid, Government college Umuahia.
Adiele Eberechukwu Afrigbo.
Born on 22 November 1937 in Ihube, okigwe Enugu, Enugu state, Nigeria. Study in university of Ibadan Nigeria.
He was a Nigerian historian known for the history and historiography of Africa, more particularly igbo history and history of southeastern Nigeria.
Themes emphasized include, Pre-colonial and colonial history, inter-group relations, The Aro and The slave trade, The art and science of history in Africa and Nation-building.
Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. While his works typically belong to the Naturalism movement, several poems display elements of the previous Romantic and Enlightenment periods of literature, such as his fascination with the supernatural.
While he regarded himself primarily as a poet who composed novels mainly for financial gain, he became and continues to be widely regarded for his novel, such as Tess of the d'Urbervilles.
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)
Chinwuba Iyizoba lives in Enugu in Eastern Nigeria. He is an engineer but also writes fiction and non-fiction.
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.
Am a young writer that loves writing long/short novels and stories of different genre.
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
I was born and raised in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria; in a home where six women passed through the marriage life of my father. And as the first born of eight children, I encountered all six of them. I started to question why some homes had it good and others, the direct opposite. That experience invoked the desire for the mastering of the psychology of life. And when I lost my father, mother, younger brother, and grand father to different health conditions in the space of one year, it directed my quest on why bad things happen to good people. These experiences are what you find in all my books...somehow
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
A student of Federal College Of Education,osiele abeokuta.Born in the year 1992,september 20.
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
Jonathan is a graduate of Cambridge university and the London school of economics. He has written various American, British and Israel publications, he has served as an assistant editor at Jewish Ideas Daily. He is the author of "To Heal The World".
Born on 27 June 1975 at Kalamazoo, Michigan United States. He is an American writer, photographer, and an art historian. He is the oldest of four children. Cole and his mother returned to Lagos, Nigeria shortly after his birth, where his father joined them after receiving his MBA from Western Michigan university. Cole received his Bachelor's degree in 1996. After dropping out of medical school at the university of Michigan, he enrolled in an African art history program at the school of Oriental ans African studies in London. He pursued a doctorate in art history at Columbia university. Cole is currently living in Brooklyn, New York.
Born on 26 march 1979 in Poet Harcourt, Nigeria. To a Nigerian mother and the Jamaican novelist and poet Lindsay Barrett.
Barrett studied agriculture at the university of Ibadan. In 2007 he moved to lagos, where he met his wife, the Dutch Journalist and writer Femke van Zeiji.
Barrett work has appeared in many publications, including AGNI,ALjazeera English and Electric Literature.
Drayson was born in England and has lived in Australia since 1987, where he studied zoology and PhD in 19th century Australian natural history writing. He has worked as a journalist in the UK, Kenya and Australia, writing for publication such as " the Daily Telegraph and Australian Geography ". From 1998 to 2001 he wrote for the national museum if Australia. His first novel is " confessing a murder " which was published in 2002. His latest is "A Guide To The Birds Of East Africa( penguin 2008). He was recently the winner of the inaugural WILD CARE Tasmania Nature writing prize.
Robin grew up near Detroit and went to school at Michigan state, where he studied economics and cofounded a literary magazine called "Oats". After college, he worked at the intersection of media and technology first at the poynter(pronunciation: pointer) institute in St. Petersburg,Florida and then at current Tv and Twitter, both in San Francisco. Robin is the author of " Mr Penumbra's 24 hour bookstore. He currently lives in Oakland.
Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. Her love for books and reading blossomed into a desire to tell stories. In 2013 she moved to the United States for a master program in Emerging Media and communication. She is the author of "ms.unlikely from the sidelines". Remi lives in the United States with her husband.
Maria has been writing fiction since she was 10 years old. After penning 5 file drawer novels in high school, she took a break from writing to pursue college and earn her doctorate in educational psychology. After 16 years of university teaching, she returned to writing.
In full (Kenule Beeson Saro Wiwa). Born on 10 October 1941 in Boricity near Port Harcourt Nigeria. He was a Nigerian writer and activist, who spoke out forcefully against the Nigerian military regime and the Anglo-Dutch petroleum company. Royal Dutch/Shell for causing environmental damage. Ken died on November 10 1995 by military persecution in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Ali was born on February 24th 1933 in Mombasa, Kenya. He was an academic professor and a political writer on African and Islamic studies and North South relations. His positions included director of the institute of global cultural studies at Binghamton university in Binghamton, New York and director of the center for Afro American and African studies at the university of Michigan. He produced the television documentary series "The Africans: A Triple Heritage". He died on October 12th 2014 in Vesta, New York, United States.
Born in 1946 is an American Sociologist, professor of sociology and the Bergen Evans professor in the Humanities at Northwestern university. She is well-known for her contributions to the sociology of culture and the sociology of literature she is the author of nine books, among them is Bearing Witness. Her novel in Nigeria won the best book award from the culture section of the American sociological Association in 2002 and the academic journal choice named it one of the year's outstanding academic book.
Born on 27 December 1966, he is a Nigerian- American author, poet and a professor, his father is from igbo land of Afikpo Nigeria while his mother was of English descent. His first novel was published in 1985 at age 19. It was an allegory based on a coup that was carried out in Nigeria just before it was written. He was imprisoned for six months on suspicion of an attempt to overthrow the government. He continued to write after his release frpm jail,but was imprisoned for one year after the publication of his 1987 novel titled SIROCCO.
Born on August 1993.
She is a Nigeria-American writer and creative writing coach based in San Diego, California. After graduating from Harvard university with an honors degree in English literature,she studied West African Mythology and culture in Salvador, Brazil.
Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. He is the first African-American President to be elected President of the United States, and was the first to be nominated for President by a major U.S. political party. He was the junior U.S. Senator from Illinois from 2005 until he resigned on November 16, 2008, following his election to the Presidency.
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.
(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".
Born on 8th November 1908,St Louis, Missouri, US. She was an American novelist, travel writer and journalist who is considered one of the great war correspondent of the 20th century. Gellhorn is the third wife of American novelist Ernest Hemingway from 1940 to 1945. Married T.S Mathews 1954 to 1963, she died on 15th February 1998 in London England.
She is a poet, screen writer editor and New York Times bestselling author, she work with award winning, high profile figures in the literary, sports and entertainment industries, her work has appeared in national and international publications. She is the author of a handful of books including "Solo ( Blink YA), Animal Art: celebrating our wild world in poetry and picture/ the Day i met the nuts".
Alima is a cultural anthropologist. She earned her BA from Sarah Lawrence college in anthropology and French in 1975 and her MA in 1978 and PhD in 1983 in cultural anthropology from the university of Virginia. She is the author of "A world of BaBies Blood Magic, The After Life is where we come from" and so on.
Born in Lagos Nigeria, in 1964 and currently divides her time between the US ,England and Nigeria.
She qualified as an Accountant in England, a Certified Public Accountant in the United States and holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. How Sefi illuminates African culture and tradition was published by Cambia Press. Also as a playwright,her radio plays have been broadcast by the BBC and her stage plays have been performed and published internationally.
A writer, futurist, programmer, businessman full of creativity. Founder of 9jaBooks. Ekene Onuorah is from Enugu State Nigeria, currently managing Masterweb Solutions
She is a citizen of USA raised for thirteen years in Nigeria.
She is an adult Third Culture Kid(TCK). She began journaling trying to understand the full impact of her childhood.
Eventually her journal became "letters never wrote", later republished as " letters never sent".
Blaine was born in 1952 (age 66yrs), in Washington, United States.
He is an American journalist and author. His 2012 book "Escape From Camp 14" is an official biography of North Korean defector Shin Dong-hyuk.
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.
Age 27, blood group O+,
Ephraim Joseph A., a male author is from Jos
Inspired and very creative writer of educational materials.
Noo Saro Wiwa is a British-Nigerian author
Born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 1976 and raised in England. She attended kings college London and Columbia university in New York and has written travel guides for Rough Guide and lonely planet
Her father is Ken Saro Wiwa.
Onuorah Ifeanyi Jonathan is an author who deals mostly in textbooks for educational purposes only. He is a renowned author and you must surely want to check out the books in his profile.
Peter was born in London, England, grew up in South of the city where he went to school, he joined the Royal Air Force at the age of 18 after the second world war reaching the rank of pilot officer before he was 19, he is the author of "Echoes from the past".
A professor of African literature and culture studies at Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida university. Lapai, Nigeria.
He was formerly the Head of the Department of English and Dean of faculty of language and communication studies. Widely published and traveled, his interests include literature and politics, literature and the environment, literary theory and creative writing. He is also an award winning writer, having authored works of poetry and fiction under the style name E.E.
Sule among his work are sterile sky,winner of the 2013 Commonwealth prize Africa Region and the AHP sponsored nation, power and dissidence in third generation Nigeria poetry in English.
Maya was born on 4th April 1928, she was an American poet, Singer, memoirist and civil right activist. She published 7 autobiographies, 3 books of essays, several books of poetry and was credited with a list of plays, movies and television shows spanning over 50 years. Maya Angelou died on may 28th 2014.
Ricardo is a political scientist at Binghamton university, where he has been teaching Islamic politics and Islamic law in the North Africa. He graduated from New York university in 1976, with a B.A, cum laude political science. He received Jurist Doctor from NYU in 1979 and a PhD in political science from Yale university in 1995. Ricardo is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Arabic. He also speaks Italian.
Born in November 1967. He was a Nigeria novelist and poet, whose writing has won many prizes including (the Caine prize in 2001). He worked as a lecturer and journalist in Nigeria before moving to England in 2002 where he was achieving scholar at the university of East Anglia and now teaches creative writing at George Mason university,Washington DC.
Samuel langhorne clemens born on 30th November 1835, better known by his pen name Mark Twain. He was an American writer, humorist entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer. Among his novels are "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1875) and it's sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) The later often called The Great American novel. Mark died on 21st April 1910.
Mark has been guiding safaris in Kenya and East Africa for over 30years. He is an educator,adventurer and an explorer. He was raised in North America on a wildlife refuge in a family of teacher and highly trained musicians. Academics and the Arts were the primary focus and from a very early age Mark began earnestly studying wildlife, photography and East Africa. Mark is the author of two books(Dangerous Beauty,True stories from a safari guide and Predator, Life and Death in the African Bush). He lives in Nairobi Kenya which he has called home for over 30years.
R. Kent Rasmussen was born on October 11, 1943(age 74) in Albany, California, United States. He grew up in Northern California where he graduated from the university of California with a major in the dismal science, afterward he moved to Southern California where he lived ever since.Kent earned a doctorate in African history at UCLA. he nevertheless published five books on Africa. He got into editing work and eventually became a reference book editor. In Amazon books, many od the titles that comes up under Kent's name wide be reference works he had edited.
Born on 10th may 1823. He was a politician from the US. State of Ohio during the American civil war and into the late 19th century. He was a member of the Republican party, he served in both houses of the US Congress. John also served as secretary of the Treasury and secretary of state. He sought the Republican Presidential nomination three times, coming closest in 1888 but was never chosen by the party. He brother include General William Tecumseh Sherman, Charles Taylor Sherman a federal Judge in Ohio and Hoyt Sherman. John Sherman died on 22nd October 1900.
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".
Born on 15 September 1890 in Torquay, Devon, South west England. She became and remains the bestselling novelist of all time. She is best known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collection, as well as the world's longest-running play"the mousetrap ". Her books have sold over a billion copies in English language and a billion copies in translation. Agatha died in the year 1916.
Frank was born in Tallahassee, Florida in 1963, from the age of 17, he has been a professional writer. After over a decade of journalism, Frank became an editor and returned to writing in the late 1990s. He has written several nonfiction children's books, in 2014 he won Eisner award. Frank is also a designer, cartoonist, musician and improv comedian. He is considered a leading scholar of comic history.
A Nigerian writer and the winner of 2015 Commonwealth short story prize for Africa.
She was born in the United Kingdom and grew up in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.
She currently lives in Minneapolis.
Born on 31 December 1851 London, England. He was a British explorer, officer, hunter and conservationist, famous for his exploits in South East Africa. He was preeminent within a select group of big game hunters that included Abel Chapman and Arthur Henry Neumann. He was the older brother of Ornithologist and writer Edmund Selous. Frederick died on 4th January 1917(age65) Behobeho, German East Africa ( now the Selous Game Reserve in Southern Tanzania).
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.
Rosie Walsh 8s a British novelist. She is the author of, "The Man Who Didn't Call", " Ghosted" and so on.She currently lives in Bristol, U.K, with her partner and her son.
Anne was born on 21 June 1950(age 68) Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is a Canadian poet,essayist, translator and professor of classic Carson lived in Montreal for several years and taught at McGill university, th university of Michigan and at Princeton university from 1980 to 1987. She was a 1998 Guggenheim fellow, and in 2000 she was awarded a MacArthur fellowship. She has also won s lannan literary award, her notable works is Autobiography of Red
Born on 10 December 1984, she is a British novelist writer of short stories, since 2014 her home has been in Prague.
Kwame is a poet, educator and New York Time bestselling author of 21 books including "the crossover" which received the 2015 john Newbery medal for the most Distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Kwame believes that poetry can change the world and he uses it to inspire and empower young people through his PAGE TO STAGE writing and publishing program released by scholastic. Kwame recently led a delegation of 20 writers and activist to Ghana, where they delivered books, built a library and provided literacy professional development to 300 teachers as a part of EAP for Ghana and international literacy program he cofounded.
Born in 1948( age 70) South Africa. She is a Mauritian novelist and activist. She won the 1994 and 2013 Commonwealth waiters' prize, Best Book Africa. Her work has appeared in the new internationalist. Lindsey is a member of lalit de kkas. She married Ram See Gobin.
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.
Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio was born on 13 April 1940, he is a French writer and professor.
The author of over forty works, he was awarded the 1963 Pix Ranaudot for his novel "Le procĂ©s-verbal" and the 2008 Nobel prize in literature for his life's work,as an author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explore of a humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization.
Born in little Rock,Arkansas December 12,1927. During the World War 11,on December 7, 1942, days before his forte birthday, Don enlisted in the US. Navy, serving as a Radiomas first class until November of 1947, he began writing in 1957 and his first short story was published that year, at age forty, his attention turned to full-time writing
Andrea Beaty grew up in southern Illinois. She was one of six children, she attended southern Illinois university and studied biology and computer science Andrea worked for a computer software company helping people with computer problems, she lives Chicago with her family
Alexander is an undergraduate student at Trinity college in the university of Toronto and graduated from dreyfuss school of the Arts in Florida.
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