Louisa Ibhaze Olunosen
Louisa Ibhaze Olunosen was born and raised in Nigeria. She has a BSc in Sociology and Anthropology from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, an MSc in Medical Sociology from Royal Holloway University of London, and an MSc in Globalization and Development from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London. She started writing at an early age, inspired by her many travels while growing up. Her writing is greatly influenced by spirituality, passion for African culture and gender struggles in contemporary life. Her other passions include photography and travelling. Authentic Mama is her first published novel.
Chimeka Garricks was born in Ireland and raised in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He has a LL.B. from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria; and a LL.M. in International Commercial Law, from the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria, with his wife, Biyai and their three children. Chimeka considers himself more of a storyteller than a writer. His favorite authors include Nkem Nwankwo, Ahmadou Kourouma, Cyprian Ekwensi, Chuma Nwokolo, Eghosa Imasuen, Toni Kan, Louis de Bernières, Mario Puzo and Ben Elton. Tomorrow Died Yesterday is his first novel.