|Programme||English and Literary Studies|
|Department||English and Literary Studies|
biography (Education/professional experience/professional accomplishments)
|Obinna Ibezim is a lecturer in the Department of English and Literary Studies, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu -Alike, Ikwo, Nigeria, where he teaches literature and some language courses. His research interest is in Myth, Poetry, Oral Literature, Biblical Literature, and Language dynamics.
A graduate of English and Literary Studies, Imo State University, he also obtained a Master’s degree in Literature (1995) and PhD in the same field in 2018 from Abia State University. He is a creative writer who has published various works of literary art with two of his works winning first and third prizes in the ANA Workshop (2017) and AE-FUNAI Creative Writing Competition in 2018 respectively. The most recent award for his creative achievements was a 2nd Prize in the poetry category of the 2019 AE-FUNAI Creative Writing Contest.
He has published in reputable journals and has presented papers at international conferences such as SEALLF Conference in Gainesville, Florida, USA in October 2019. He is a member of some literary associations and the current Head of English and Literary Studies Department, AE-FUNAI.
|S/N||Institutions attended||degree(s) awarded||year|
|1||Abia state university, uturu||phd ( literature )||2018|
|2||abia state university, uturu||ma||1995|
|3||imo state university, owerri||ba (english and literary studies)||1991|
Selected publications (MAXIMUM OF 10, WITH LINKS WHERE AVAILABLE)
|1||african literature: a marriage between text and context|
|2||Sunrise at dusk|
|3||false alarm and other poems|