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Signing copies of her book Love’s Persuasion at the British Library during Africa Writes 2016


Ola Awonubi spent three years taking intermediate and advanced writing courses at the Centerprise Literature Development project in Hackney before studying for an MA in Creative writing and Imaginative Practice at the University of East London.

In 2008 her short story The Pink House, won first prize in the National words of colour competition and another short story of hers The Go- slow Journey, won the first prize in the fiction category for Wasafiri’s New writing prize 2009. Some of her short stories feature on the African, StoryTime, and .

She is currently putting finishing touches to a collection of short stories based on the African experience and her first novel – Love’s Persuasion was published by Ankara Press the Romance imprint of Cassava Republic in December 2014. Her second book by Ankara Press – Love Me Unconditionally is out on Valentines Day 2017!

More of her work can be found on her blog below :

Her author page on Facebook – olawritesfiction.

On Ankara Press –