ONWUEME, Prof. Tess Osonye Akaeke

BA, MA, Ph.D, educationist, write, born September 8, 1955, Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State;marred Innocent Chukuma Onwueme J974, two sons, three daughters; Education: Mary Mount College, Agbo'r, Delta State, 1968-72, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, 1974-79,1980- 82, University of Benin, Benin City, 1983- 87; Career: Appointed Lecturer in Litera ture, University of Ife, Ile-Ife, 1980-82; Lec turer in Humanities, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 1983-87; appointed Se nior Lecturer in English, Imo State Univer sity, Okigwe, since 1987; member, Literary Society of Nigeria, since 1981; member, As sociation of Nigerian Authors, since 1983; member, International Relations Committee, ANA, 1985, Acting National President, ANA, 1988; member, Society of Nigerian Theatre Artists, since 1984, and its National Vice-President, 1987-88; member, African Literature Association, since 1984; member, General Studies Association ofNigeria, since 1984; member, Association of Caribbean, African and Afro-American Studies, since 1986; member,The Children's Literature As sociation of Nigeria, since 1986; member, Board of Studies, School of Management Technology, Federal University of Technol ogy, Owerri, 1985-88; co-ordinator of Work shops on Children's Outreach and Theatre Workshop, FUTO, Owerri, 1983-88; Awards: defunct Bendel State Academic Merit award (for best secondary school stu dent), 1971-72, Faculty of Education Prize, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife (for overall best perfor mance), 1977-78,1978-79, Literary Prize in Drama, Association of Nigerian Authors Award (ANA), 1985, Distinguished Authors Award, Ife Book Fair, 1988; Foreign Honour: decorated with the Key and Sym bol of the City of DetroitUSA, July 1985; Publications: Co-author, Let's Play To gether, Totan Publishers, Owerri, 1983; Co author, The Children's Way, Totan Publish ers, Owerri, 1983;/! Hen Too Soon, Heins, Owerri, 1983; Ochi Ene, University Press, Ibadan, 1985; The Broken Calabash, Totan Publishers, Owerri, 1984; The Desert Encroacher, Owerri, Hems, Owerri, 1985; A Scent of Onions, Totan Publishers, Owerri, 1986; Ban Empty Barn and other plays, Totan Publishers, Owerri, 1986; The Reign ofWazobia, Heinemann, Ibadan, 1988; in addition to chapters in various books and numerous articles in national and interna tional scholarly journals; Hobbies: caring for old people, gardening, music; Official Ad dress: Department ofEnglish, Imo State Uni versity, Okigwe; Home: Staff Quarters, Fed eral University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State; Telephone: 083-231-381.
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