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Anayenipa motisha fulani leo ni: HELEN OYEYEMI!

>> Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Kama unahusudu kusoma au unahamu yakuandika,...

... cheki kazi za huyu mdada Helen Oyeyemi....
...ambazo kiaina zimenianzishia wiki kisababu mbalimbali:

Msikie kidogo akiongea....

Habari zake zaidi HUKU

Kwa kifupi:

Helen Oyeyemi

Helen Oyeyemi was born in Nigeria in 1984 and has lived in London since the age of four.

She completed her book The Icarus Girl just before her 19th birthday while studying for her A-level exams. She is now a student of social and political sciences at Cambridge University.


Helen Olajumoke Oyeyemi (born 10 December 1984) is a British novelist. She was born in Nigeria and raised in London.

She wrote her first novel, The Icarus Girl, while still at school studying for her A levels at Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School.

Oyeyemi studied Social and Political Sciences at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, graduating in 2006. Whilst at Cambridge, two of her plays, Juniper's Whitening and Victimese, were performed by fellow students to critical acclaim and subsequently published by Methuen.

In 2007 Bloomsbury published her second novel, The Opposite House which is inspired by Cuban mythology.

Oyeyemi is a lifelong Catholic who has done voluntary work for CAFOD in Kenya[1].

In 2009 Oyeyemi was recognised as one of the women on Venus Zine’s “25 under 25” list. [2]

Her third novel, White is for Witching, described as having "roots in Henry James and Edgar Allan Poe" was published by Picador in May 2009. It was a 2009 Shirley Jackson Award finalist and won a 2010 Somerset Maugham Award.

Her fourth novel, Mr Fox, was published by Picador in June 2011.

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