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Abayomi Awelewa studied English (Literature) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, both in Nigeria. He spent a semester at the University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom as a Miscellaneous Postgraduate Research Student in the School of English. His PhD research focused on Nigerian Diasporic Literature. He is an African Humanities Program (AHP) Fellow, courtesy of the American council of learned Societies (ACLS). His interest is in African Diasporan Literature and the interconnection between African and World Literatures, Postcolonialism, Psychoanalysis and Existential Nihilism. Dilemma of an African Prince, first published in 2004, is his only published full-length work of fiction till date.
Mordi, a seasoned journalist, blogger and corporate communications practitioner, is based in Lagos, Nigeria. He holds a MSc Degree in Media and Communication from the Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, the parent institution of the Lagos Business School [LBS] and a first Degree in Microbiology from the University of Ibadan.
Deborah Oladapo studied English in the department of languages, McPherson University, Nigeria. In 2016, she gained admission to the Osun state University for an A’ Level certificate. She has a deep passion for writing and has competed in numerous writing challenges. She won the creative writer of the year, McPherson University in 2019. Though Shadow is her debut fictional work, she has several short stories, poems and plays on her blog as well as her social media pages. Her dream is to become an established writer who not only entertains but also impacts lives.
Dapo Adeleke was born in Ile-Ogbo, Osun state, Nigeria. He had his early education in Ondo state and then proceeded to the University of Maiduguri, Borno state where he graduated with an Honours Degree in Literature-in-English. He Obtained a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of New England, Armidale, Australia. He is a prolific writer whose published works include: Adamu and his Horse, Akano and his Golden Ring, The Newcomer, Thrills and Trials, The Day After Tomorrow, The legend: Kwame Nkrumah and The Legend: Nelson Mandela. He currently resides in Armidale, Australia where he teaches Creative Writing and Communications in the School of Arts of the University of New England.
Gabriel Okonkwo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Literature from the University of Benin, a postgraduate Diploma in Education from the National Teachers Institute, Kaduna and a Master’s Degree (Literature) from the University of Ibadan. Gabriel is a radical literary scholar with strong predilection for poetry, narratology and dramaturgy. His PhD is on African Literature with special interest in Law and literature and Growth Literature. He currently lectures at Dominican University, Ibadan and Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Major Seminary. He is also an adjunct lecturer at the University of Ibadan. He is the author of Bleeding Thought, a collection of thought-provoking poems premised on the postmodemist realities. Gabriel is a distinguished member of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA)
Yomi (Abayomi Olusola Awelewa) holds a PhD in English (Literature). He has over 20 years of experience in allied industries including broadcasting, publishing, branding, communications, and teaching/research. He is the author of Dilemma of an African Prince and looks forward to publishing more titles. Yomi is an alumnus of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and the University of Ibadan with a semester-long research visit to the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. He teaches literature and creative writing in a Nigerian university and has published several peer-reviewed articles in local and international journals. He is a Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies’ (ACLS’s) and African Humanities Program (AHP). He is passionate about helping greenhorn writers fulfil their dreams of getting published.
Odun (Odunayo Ajani) is multi-talented. He bagged degrees in Office Management and Journalism and has been with NABP from inception to date, proving highly invaluable to the growth and development of the organization. Odun has represented NABP at international book fairs. He is the author of wave-making Mum, Money and I. He is also a photographer with interests in antiquities, social media influencer and online communications expert.