VALENTINE ONYEKA OGUNAKA (BRAINBOX)

NAME: VALENTINE ONYEKA OGUNAKA (BRAINBOX) BOOK(S): DREAMS WAKE ME GENRE: SPOKEN WORD AWARDS: NIL BIOGRAPHY: Valentine Onyeka Ogunaka, widely known as Brainbox, is a Nigerian performance poet versatile and driven worker in art and diverse media. A qualified library and information professional, he is also a consultant as a media...

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EMMANUEL INEDU

Name of Author: EMMANUEL INEDU Book(s): ‘COCKCROW AT NOON‘, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2015 Genre(s): Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: Emma Inedu practiced journalism before moving over to the academia. He holds an M.A degree in Literature and a B.A English from Benue State University. He currently teaches at the department...

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Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau

Name: Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau Book(s): FOR BOYS WHO WENT, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2016 Genre: Poetry, Prose Awards: Pulse Student Poetry Prize (2015) Tony Tokunbo Fernandez International Poetry Prize in 2014 Brigitte Pooirson Poetry Contest (July) in 2015 Eriata Food Poetry Contest in 2016. BIOGRAPHY Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau is a...

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J. T MARSHALL

Name: J. T MARSHALL Book(s): PRAYING IN THOUGHTS Genre: Prose Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: J.T. Marshall is a disciple of Christ and ardent teacher of the Word. He uses this special gift of God upon his life for both spiritual and physical liberation of those held in shackles of the devil....

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GABRIEL S. MAKERI

Name: GABRIEL S. MAKERI Book(s): ROSES IN THE MINES, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 Fear Not, Child, 2015 Genre: Prose (Faction, Non-Fiction) Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: Gabriel S. Makeri is a Nigerian writer and professional miner. He is presently a Chief Technical Officer (CTO) in the Ministry of Mines and Steel...

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ADEBAYO KOLAWOLE SAMUEL

Name: ADEBAYO KOLAWOLE SAMUEL Book(s): POEHEARTIC (Rhythms of Love…), Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 Genre: Poetry Awards: Winner Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (April, 2017) BIOGRAPHY: Adebayo Kolawole Samuel is a budding Nigerian poet based in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State in South-Western Nigeria. He is regarded one of the...

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KUKOGHO IRUESIRI SAMSON

Name: KUKOGHO IRUESIRI SAMSON Book (s): WHAT CAN WORDS DO, Origami (Parresia), 2013 I SAID THESE WORDS, WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2015 WORDS OF EROS, WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2017 WE WHO SOWED HURT & BEADED PAINS, WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2017 Awards: 1st Prize Winner Orange Crush Poetry Prize...

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EMMANUEL F. DARASIMI

Name: EMMANUEL F. DARASIMI Book(s): TRAGEDY OF WHISPERS, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 Genre: Poetry Awards: Poet of the Year (2015/2016), Tedder Hall, University of Ibadan. BIOGRAPHY Emmanuel F M. Darasimi is a Nigerian writer and currently a student of Literature at the prestigious University of Ibadan, Ibadan. E.D’s thirst...

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RICHARD ALI

Name: RICHARD ALI Book(s): CITY OF MEMORIES, Origami Books, 2012; Rebel Music and the African Country [Essay], Jalada; The Age of Buhari: Regicide and the Post Ethnic Youth [Essay] Genre: Poetry,  Prose (Fiction,Non-fiction) Awards: Most Impacting Author of The Year Award (Great Minders International) Runner-up at the 2008 John la Rose Short Story Competition (for City...

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