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john chizoba vincent

Ikotun, Nigeria

BIOGRAPHY



John chizoba vincent is a poet, Novelist, Actor, Film Director and Film Producer. He
was born on the 18 of May 1990 at Aba, Abia state. He hails from Nkporo in Ohafia
Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria. He is the seventh child of nine
children, from a Polygamous family. He began his primary school at Owerri-Aba
community school, Ugwunagbo, Abia state and later went to His Image nursery &
primary school, Aba. After graduation from His Image school, he went to Major Model
college, Dikenafai, Aba, where he only spent two years in the school before he went
to Lagos in the year 2005 to continue with his education. In Lagos, he was enrolled in
Jimbell high school and finally at Olorunfunmi senior grammar school, all at Idimu,
Lagos state, where he obtained his West Africa examination certificate (WAEC) in
the year 2009. He further went to Lagos state Polytechnic, Ikorodu, where he read
mass communication.


He began writing at a tender age of eight at Aba. Being a young boy of Eight years
old, he could not locate a reputable publisher who could publish his book. So he
roamed in the street of Aba searching for publishers. His mother was afraid that he
might run into wrong hands so she took the manuscripts and burnt them. She was
also afriad of the kidnappers that were in their prime at Aba then. After that incident,
he didn't write any thing again until year 2009 when it came calling on him again. He
picked up career from there. He has written more than forty books of which four has
been published (between 2013 and 2016) which includes: 'GOOD MAMA, HARD
TIMES, LETTER FROM HOME, and THE CHICKEN REVOLTS" . He has over seven
hundred poems published online, journals, magazines and poem Anthologies, both
home and abroad.


John chizoba Vincent is also a blogger, airing his views on
LITERARYMALL.BLOGSPOT.COM. He is a lover of the Art, Education and
Entertainment generally. He shares most of his thoughts to the audience whom he
sees as the major reason why he write though a simple and easy way they could
understand. He relaxes with Music and books whenever he is on Vacation. He is a
good teacher. After his gratuation in the year 2009, he went into teaching. He has
gathered a lot of experiences teaching both the primary schools, nursery and colleges
in Lagos and its environs. He reach out to students and young ones through his
weekly program THE INK CONNECTS.


In the year 2015, he went to Helen Paul Theatre and film Academy, where he studied
a course in Acting and film production. In same year he featured in some films like
my stand, black praise, The gods are not to blame (a stage play) , new sacrifice,
among others. He directed some films in the same year. In April 23,2016, he was
interviewed on Metro Fm, Lagos, under the vivid Verses plateform. He looks forward
to impact the world with his Art like the likes of Wole Soyinka, Niyi Osundare,
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Chinue Achebe, sefi Attah, Tchidi chikere, Tunde Kaleni,
Imem Isong, Dan Brown, and many others. John chizoba Vincent is a rising voice to
listen to and a star to watch in the coming years.

Interests: Writing, travelling, reading and relaxing

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes

 

Published works:

Fiction

  • HARD TIMES
  • GOOD MAMA