Author of the Week — Hannah Onoguwe

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Read our review of Hannah’s book, Wine and Water here.

Hannah Onoguwe is from Delta State.[1] She was born in Ibadan, grew up in Jos, served her National Youth Service Corps teaching in a school in Bauchi and currently lives in Yenagoa with her family.[2] Given her background, it’s no surprise that she writes stories set in different parts of Nigeria.

Hannah started writing at 8 years old, her first piece was part of classwork.[3] She has published a number of short stories, a few of which are: Ibadan, Eyes Wide Open, Old Photographs and A Girl Full Grown.

Hannah enjoys watching movies and trying new recipes when she is not reading or writing. She is also an online owl![4]

Her first published book, a collection of short stories is Cupid’s Catapult.

Cupid's Catapult

 Wine and Water, a collection of short stories, is her second published book.

Wine and Water

Hannah is in Twitter, @HannahOnoguwe and Instagram, hannahonoguwe.


[1] Ibadan| by Hannah Onoguwe. Brittle Paper

[2] Hannah Onoguwe. Bahati Books

[3] Author of the Month: Hannah Onoguwe. The Missing Slate

[4] Meet Hannah Onoguwe, Short Story Judge Hysteria 2016. Hysteria

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