MARGARET SAMMY

Name: MARGARET SAMMY Book(s): AMARYLLIS: HOW CAN I GO ON?, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 Genre: Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: MARGARET SAMMY is a Nigerian poet and social crusader. Born in 2004, she began writing poems at the age of 10, greatly influenced by her teacher. Margaret’s work depicts a...

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dave chukwuji

Name: dave chukwuji Book(s): CITY OF GOLD AND RUST, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 Genre: Prose Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: dave chukwuji has spent half his life adventuring as a copywriter in some of Nigeria’s foremost advertising agencies. Occasionally, he finds time to write screenplays, some of which have found their...

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JIDE BADMUS

Name: JIDE BADMUSBook(s): THERE IS A STORM IN MY HEAD, 2017 PAPER PLANES IN THE RAIN, 2019 Genre: Poetry, ProseAwards: nil BIOGRAPHY: JideBadmus is an electrical engineer, a literary promoter and poet who hails from Omido,  Kwara State. Jide hopes to establish a National Poetry Institute and organize an International...

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OKECHUKWU ONUEGBU

Name: OKECHUKWU ONUEGBU Book(s):  DIET GUIDE: TIPS FOR HEALTHY LIVING, Valid Publishing Company, 201; MIRROR OF THE MIND, De-Voice Creative Network, 2016; THE MYSTERIOUS HOUSEKEEPER, De-Voice Creative Network, 2017 Genre: Poetry, Prose, Children Literature Awards: nil Links to external reviews: nil BIOGRAPHY: Okechukwu Nwoyemezie Christopher Francis Onuegbu, popularly known as...

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PAUL ABIOLA OKU-OLA

Author’s Name: PAUL ABIOLA OKU-OLA Book(s): SCENT OF LOVE, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 OH! WHAT A CALAMITY! AND OTHER POEMS WAKE UP POETRY BLACK IS LOVE Genre: Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: PAUL ABIOLA OKU-OLA is a Nigerian poet and playwright. He is a graduate of Electrical Engineering from The Federal...

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ADAEZE IHUOMA ONUKWUE

Name: ADAEZE IHUOMA ONUKWUE Book(s): FRAILTY OF A PAMPERED SOUL, Dapado Publishing House, Markudi, 2016 Genre: Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: Adaeze Ihuoma Onukwue, author of FRAILTY OF A PAMPERED SOUL, is a Nigerian poet, teacher, editor and historian based in Abuja. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the...

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KENNEDY CHIBU AMAECHI JR.

Name: KENNEDY CHIBU AMAECHI JR. Book(s): ECHOES OF CONSCIENCE, Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers (Ibadan), 2016 THE QUEST, Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers (Ibadan), 2016 Genre: Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: KENNEDY CHIBU AMAECHI JR. is a Nigerian poet and banker. He obtained an LL.B from the University of Maiduguri and...

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CHIOMA A. DIRU

Name: CHIOMA A. DIRU Book(s): SODALITY Genre: Prose, Poetry, Drama Awards: Association of Nigerian Authors Children’s Literature Prize,  2017 Shortlist (for Soadality) BIOGRAPHY: CHIOMA DIRU (Nee Awani) discovered her love for writing as a child, but she only began cultivating it as an undergraduate in the University of Benin. She...

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ALOZOR MICHAEL IKECHUKWU

Name: ALOZOR MICHAEL IKECHUKWU Book(s): ECHOES AND SHADOWS, Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers (Ibadan), 2016 Genre: Poetry, Prose Awards: WRR ‘NIGERIAN POET OF THE YEAR’ (2013) BIOGRAPHY: ALOZOR MICHAEL IKECHUKWU is an award-winning Nigerian poet and Navy Rating. Born on June 8, 1984 as the first child of his parents...

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OTHUKE OMINIABOHS

Name: OTHUKE OMINIABOHS Book(s): ODUFA – A LOVER’S TALE, TND Press, 2015 A CONSPIRACY OF RAVENS, TND Press, 2016) Genre: Prose Awards: Finalist, Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature (2014) BIOGRAPHY: Othuke Ominiabohs is a writer, poet, playwright and editor who hails from Aviara – a small city in the heart...

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