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Helen Oyeyemi
Helen Oyeyemi

United Kingdom

Helen Oyeyemi was born in Nigeria in 1984 and moved to London when she was four. She is an award winning author.


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Created: 6th Nov 2008
Modified: 6th Nov 2008
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Literature
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United Kingdom

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Helen Oyeyemi
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Date of Birth: Dec/10/1984
Gender: male
Place of Origin: Nigeria

Helen Oyeyemi was born in Nigeria in 1984 and moved to London when she was four. She is the author of the highly acclaimed novel The Icarus Girl,which she wrote while she was still at school, and two plays, Juniper's Whitening and Victimese, both published by Methuen.

The Opposite House, published by Bloomsbury in May 2007 and in paperback in May 2008, is an unforgettable, haunting novel about a young jazz singer.



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Helen Oyeyemi was born in Nigeria in 1984 and moved to London when she was four. She is an award winning author.

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Author: tesseymurphy
Fri Feb 19 13:27:28 2010

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Author: mingione
Sat Mar 6 19:13:54 2010

Is Helen Oyeyemi a boy or a girl? Under gender category, she is listed as "male". But, I can see she is a girl, and boys in Nigeria don't take such names as "Helen". Please, make the correction and save the poor kid the embarrassement. And Helen, Congratulations for your literary accomplishments, especially at such a very young age.

Author: glorybaby102
Fri Apr 1 02:48:35 2011

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