My Travels:

by Ifeoma Onyefulu

Sing Me A Song, Ma – a story of poetry

If anyone had told me I would be writing poems in 2020, I would have laughed at them. But in January last year something strange happened, I began to get requests from schools to do poetry workshops, and no sooner had I said no to one school another one would pop up like…

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I visit Jamaica at last!

Having just returned from the sunshine of Jamaica, to the cold and wet weather of the British winter, the memories of the island are still with me as I write. History, good food and company – as well as the chance to catch up with family. I am sure I will return… Read…

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Thinking about the past!

I have just published a reflection called My Children are your Children. Thinking about the past, as a child, and the development of my home landscape as I have grown up and moved away. We are all products of our background and the rich differences that make up all our wonderfully diverse communities….

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Working in Hong Kong, June 2016

The next country I visit after my week-long stay in Nigeria is Hong Kong. The trip is organised by Books Go Walkabout UK, and I am one of three children’s authors invited by an international school in Hong Kong for their Book Week. I have never been to the Far East before and…

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One Big Family, a photography exhibition
24th June to 24th July

Ifeoma is an award-winning children’s author and a photographer. She has won several awards for her books in USA, amongst them was CABA, (Children African Book Award), which she won twice. She has had many exhibitions – The British Museum, Liverpool Museum, Bristol Museum, Truro Museum and at the Afrika Center, Oslo, Norway,…

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Ifeoma Onyefulu talks A is for Africa

Quarto have just published the transcript of a great interview with Ifeoma on the creative background and approach to A is for Africa. On the Quarto Kids blog Ifeoma tells the story of how the original idea, text and images were created. ‘The idea for A is for Africa came to me when…

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Owl Bookshop – Kentish Town

Meet Ifeoma at the Owl Bookshop in Kentish Town. Sunday, June 5th 2016 at 2.00pm A is For Africa has been re-released by Francis Lincoln Children’s Books in a new edition from this month. (May 2016). ‘From Beads to Drums to Masquerades, from Grandmother to Yams, this photographic alphabet captures the rhythms of…

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Hong Kong – May 2016

Ifeoma is in Hong Kong, taking part at a week long series of events at The Kellett School, the International School in Hong Kong. As part of the Books go Walkabout team Ifeoma is delivering a series of workshops and creativity support sessions across the two campuses the school has at Kowloon Bay…

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Gallery showing of my photographs…

Send to Kindle‘One Big Family’ An exhibition of images by Ifeoma Onyefulu The Bernie Grant Arts Centre Tottenham, London, N15 4RX  Tel: 0208 365 5450 My exhibition runs from 5th February 2015 to the 4th March. (I am having a private view on the evening of 6th Feb. Contact me directly for details). You can…

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Now with translation!

I have just added a translation button to my news journal. You will find the Google Translate option at the top of the page. This allows you to translate my news and travel journal into nearly a hundred languages. If you want to read about my journey in Latvian, Latin or even Igbo…

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