Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Chigozie Anuli Mbadugha

Chigozie Anuli Mbadugha is a multitalented young woman with a natural flair for the arts. She wrote her first unpublished novel at the age of six and has been writing poems, scripts, short stories, and songs since then, which were mainly for leisure. One of her poems, “The New Yam Festival,” won second prize in a nationwide poetry competition in 1983. She was the recipient of the silver prize at the Kanagawa World Biennial Children's art competition in Japan in 1987. By profession, Chigozie is an ophthalmic surgeon and an avid researcher. She draws inspiration from God and from the love of her family. She is married to Joseph McCarthy Mbadugha, a legal practitioner and visiting professor of international arbitration, and resides in Lagos, Nigeria. Beyond the Trial is her first published work.