Sunday, April 21, 2024

Emmanuel Onyedi Wingate

Nigerian born Emmanuel Onyedi Wingate is the author of three published novels: Memoirs of Jezebel, Captive of Love, and The Reunion, a children’s novel. He was joint-winner: 2005 ANA/Imo State Branch Children’s Literature Prize, for The Reunion, and was first runner-up: 2006 ANA/Imo State Branch Prose Prize, receiving honourable mention for Captive Of Love, which has been serialized in the Saturday Vanguard. Major Nigerian educational publisher, Africana First Publishers, Onitsha, has accepted Onukwughaa, a novel written in his native Ibo language and shortlisted for the 2007 ANA / Nnamani Igbo Literature Prize (in honour of Nnamdi Azikiwe), for publication. A participant, 2008 British Council Radiophonics Writing Workshop, he is currently of the Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria.