Name: EHIZOGIE IYEOMOAN
Book (s): FLAMES OF THE FOREST (poems), THE PEDAGOGUES PUBLISHING LTD, 2015
- Gold prize in the Korea-Nigeria poetry feast, 2015
- Silver prize Korea-Nigeria Poetry Feast, 2014
- Award at the Castello di Diuno International Poetry Competition, Trieste, Italy
Ehizogie Iyeomoan, born in Sapele, Delta State, Nigeria hails from Ewu and Ekpoma respectively, in Edo State of Nigeria. He attended King’s College, Lagos (08′ set) and was a onetime President of the King’s College Old Boys Association (KCOBA), University of Benin (UNIBEN) Chapter, Edo State of Nigeria (in 2014).
The graduate of Economics and Statistics of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Nigeria, is a poet, essayist, editor, motivational speaker, monochrome pencil artist, flutist and a tutor.
The multi-talented and multi-award winning poet and writer who has won laurels in essays and poetry in Nigeria and across her borders, believes all men were born black.
Ehizogie’s poem, ‘We are Afrikans’ won the silver prize for poetry in the Korea-Nigeria Poetry Festival, in 2014; ‘Fulani Boy’ was also enlisted for the Castello Di Duino prize, in Italy (March 2015) and eventually won the 1st Prize in the Korea-Nigeria Poetry Festival. Also in March 2015, ‘Tonics of a Madman’ was also enlisted for a prize in the Tokunbo Fernandez International Poetry Competition.
Three of his poems – ‘Colourless Things’, ‘Tonics Of A Madman’ and ‘Wet Dreams’, have been reviewed by Kalahari Reviews. His works have graced the pages of some transnational and international anthologies, literary magazines and e-zines; literary websites, chapbooks and local Newspapers.
FLAMES OF THE FOREST, published by THE PEDAGOGUES PUBLISHING, is his debut poetry collection.
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