AuthorsDen.com   Join (free) | Login  

   Your Online Literary Community! 
 Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors:  Edmond Humm, iDonald Beaulieu, iAlfred Schwab, iMaria Daddino, iLakshmi Sharma, iBarbara Henry, iHank LeGrand, i

 
Home > Author > Nduka Onwuegbute
 
Nduka Onwuegbute

· Become a Fan
· Contact author
   
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· 27 Titles
· 5 Reviews
· Add to My Library
· Share with a friend
·
Member Since: Feb, 2008

Nduka Onwuegbute, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.






  Nduka Onwuegbute           

Share  Save   [ Subscribe]        

Onwuegbute - An author with many sides


Background Information

The fifth of 16 children, Nduka Onwuegbute was born in Manchester, UK then sourjorned in Nigeria for over twenty years. It was while in Nigeria that Onwuegbute  began taking an interest in writing; and has gone on to write for soap drama for the small screen, plays for the stage, poems and a novel.

His first major literary work, "Images of War", dealt with the wranglings of two siblings desperate to inherite their father's throne. His first published book, "Drums That Dance In The Dark", toured schools in Bida, Nigeria under the title "The Last Dancer's Will". In 2008, "Drums That Dance In The Dark" was also performed in Leicester, UK.

Then in 2010, Onwuegbute released his first novel, "Masters of the Confluence".  In this Historical Fiction, Onwuegbute addresses slave trade in colonial Niger Delta, Nigeria.


Often misunderstood, Onwuegbute, identifies with the suffering of the oppressed, even though he barely sees himself as one. He may not share in the life styles of his icons, but feels the pain of the downtroden. Onwuegbute grew up liking the soft inspirational tunes of Bongos Ikwe, and the socio-political commentries of Wole Soyinka, while coming to terms with the reality happening to Fela Anikulakpo-Kuti and his family.

Onwuegbute lives in the UK with his family.

Additional Information

Onwuegbute's historical fiction, "Masters of the Confluence", set in colonial Nigeria, when the scourge of slave trade was very rampant.

Contact Information

latent-creatives@mybooktalk.com 
Midlands     United Kingdom
Contact Author: Nduka Onwuegbute
Favorite Links

www.mybooktalk.com
To read more about Nduka Onwuegbute, visit here.

Onwuegbute's future writing...
Read about Masters of the Confluence

Blog Street
Everybody deserves a voice... or two. Onwuegbute shoots off, free-style, in his blog.

Latent Creatives
In 2009, Onwuegbute's launched Latent Creatives, a schools’ writing workshop initiative aimed at encouraging children to have fun while writing stories. Four countries were the launch pad for Latent Creatives. The countries in involved at this stage are England, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa. The next recruitment phase will begin in August for the September wave.




Featured Book
No Turning Back
by Deanna Jewel

Get drawn into the London setting of this historical romance to join Nathan and Vanessa as they open their broken hearts and try to love a second time. Their journey is n..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Through Eyes Of Needles
by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath

WorksOfGath Books ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.