Authors birthdays: March

Ben Okri OBE FRSL is a Nigerian poet and novelist(Ben Okri – 15 March 1959).  Okri is considered one of the foremost African authors in the post-modern and post-colonial traditions and has been compared favourably to authors such as Salman Rushdie and Gabriel García Márquez. He wrote any inspiring books such as The famished road, A way of being free and Starbook.

Okri, Ben - Writer, Nigeria - 05.05.1994 , Category: PERSONALITIES

  • Zacharie Séry Bailly – 13 March 1948
  • Abdelkader Alloula – 1939 – died 14 March 1994
  • Gillian Slovo – 15 March 1952
  • Ben Okri – 15 March 1959
  • Harriet E. Wilson – 15 March 1825 –died 28 June 1900
  • Alba Bouwer – 16 March 1920 – died 5 October 2010
  • Angela Makholwa -17 March 1976
  • Micheline Coulibaly – 1950 – died 19 March 2003
  • Lília Maria Clara Carrièrre Momplé – 19 March 1935
  • Wilna Adriaanse – 19 March 1958
  • Youssef Rzouga – 21 March 1957
  • Jonny Steinberg – 22 March 22, 1970
  • David Anthony Durham -23 March 1969
  • Kalamu ya Salaam – 24 March 1947

 

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering:- Ben Okri

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