'A very funny, intelligent, deliberately and engagingly resistant, and moving piece of writing' - Amit Chaudhuri
Timothy Ogene was raised in the outskirts of Port Harcourt in southern Nigeria. He has since lived in Liberia, the US and the UK. Twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize and shortlisted for the 2010 Avon International Poetry Competition, his collection of poems, Descent & Other Poems, was a finalist for the 2017 Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry. His first novel, The Day Ends Like Any Day, was awarded Book of the Year by the African Literature Association. He holds a BA in English and History from St. Edward's University, a Masters in World Literatures in English from Oxford, and a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia.
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