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Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

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Kukogho Iruesiri Samson by Akinjidetayo(m) : 9:21 am On Dec 06

Kukogho Iruesiri Samson (born on 27th December, 1984 [1]) is a Nigerian Writer, Poet and the CEO of a publishing house. He is the Author of 'What Can Words Do (Poetry; 2013) by ORIGAMI (PARRESIA Publishers); 'I Said These Words' (Poetry Collection;2015); 'we who sowed HURT and beaded PAIN' (Poetry Collection,2017); 'Words of Eros' (Poetry Collection, 2017); and the novel, Devil's Pawn(2018).[2]


Kukogho Iruesiri Samson



KUKOGHO IN 2018


Born 27 December 1984 Delta, Delta Nigeria


Occupation Poet, Novelist, CEO ( Word, Rhymes & Rhythm Publisher) and Photographer


Nationality Nigerian


Period 2013- Present


Notable Awards Dusty Manuscript Writers Award


Personal Life

Kukogho, was born in Ile Ife, hails from Delta, Delta State Nigeria.[3]. He is the third child in a family of four. At a tender age, he fell in love with poetry when he was first introduced to the book of poetry 'West African Verse'. His parents move from place to place, making him fluent in about twelve languages in Nigeria. Even at that, he didn't start writing poetry until 10 years after his primary school.[4] This constant movement impacted his view about life. He currently lives in Abuja and works as an assistant online editor at Pulse(?). He studied at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria [5].
Writing Life

He wrote his collection of poetry in 2013.
Awards

Dusty Manuscript, 2018

References

https://www.amazon.com/What-Can-Words-Do-Collection/dp/1508514798.
https://www.wrr.ng/authorpedia/kukogho-iruesiri-samson/. Words, Rhymes& Rhythm.
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https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/news/art-ideas/in-my-troubled-years-poetry-gave-me-solace/155632.html.Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Daily Trust Nigeria. Publish Date: Jul 17 2016 5:00AM. Extracted on June 24, 2018
http://parresia.com.ng/blog/2013/08/05/origami-releases-what-words-can-do-poetry-cover/ . Parressia Blog

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