Name: OTHUKE OMINIABOHS
Awards: Finalist, Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature (2014)
Othuke Ominiabohs is a writer, poet, playwright and editor who hails from Aviara – a small city in the heart of Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State. He is a graduate in Computer Science from the University of Benin, Nigeria, who loves reading, listening to good music and travelling. Othuke traces the beginning of his literary journey to his father, an English Language scholar who showed him the beauty and magic in words. To his name is Chapters, a published collection of poems; Odufa, a published play, which got him shortlisted for the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in 2014; Odufa- A Lover’s Tale, his first published novel and A Conspiracy of Ravens, his second novel. Othuke is currently working on his third novel, a sequel to Odufa.