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Bunmi Oyinsan

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Bunmi Oyinsan is a Nigerian creative writer, television scriptwriter, film producer and dramatist. She has published three novels – Silhouette (1991)[1],  Halima[2] (2000)and Three Women[3] (2006), one book for young people – Fabulous Four (2000), several short stories in anthologies and literary Journals, edited a collection of short stories for the Association of Nigerian Authors - Trembling Leaves (1998), written stage plays, radio plays, written and produced television dramas and serials including, Owuro Lojo (1995), Golden Cage (1996), Aditulaye (2003) and We the People (2002).

She served as Chairperson of the Lagos State Chapter of the Association of Nigerian Authors 1993-95. She spends her time between Nigeria and Canada where she has directed for stage, produced and worked on the development of The Black Journal (2007), a television magazine program with the CBC in Halifax. She has a PhD from York University in Canada. Her research focuses on African history, exploring how orature impacts the cultural productions by African women and women of African descent in diaspora in literature, films, New Media etc.

She is a co-founder of 2 schools in Lagos Nigeria: Lekki Peninsula College and Lekki Peninsula Nursery and Primary School. Both schools provide quality affordable education for children from BOP families.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Oyinsan, Bunmi (1991). Silhouette (1 ed.). Ibadan: Spectrum. p. 183. ISBN 9782461253 9789782461254 Check |isbn= value: length (help).
  2. Oyinsan, Bunmi (1999). Halima. Oracle Books. p. 136. ISBN 9-7835-0478-9.
  3. Oyinsan, Oyinsan (2012). three Women. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. p. 344. ISBN 1461002982.


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