Born 28 OCT 1966
Nnenna Ihebom is from Ubakuru Mbieri in Mbaitolu Local Government Area of Imo State in Nigeria. Her parents are Mr and Mrs Felix and Angela Ehirim. She is married to Mr Ihebom from Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State. She holds a B.Sc in Health Education and works with Imo State Civil Service Commission.

A versatile writer, Nnenna Ihebom's passion for promoting Igbo Language (which has been listed amongst the endangered World Languages in the UNESCO facts book) has led to her writing many of her works in Igbo Language. With her continuous effort at creativity, Ihebom's works have left the ranks of popular fiction to occupy a space in sphere of more serious literature. Her work Odogwu be anyi won the 2007 ANA/Ken nnamani Prize for Igbo Literature. While her work The Web was winner of ANA/Chevron prize for Environmental Writing in 2009.
Nnenna Ihebom is one of the emerging female writers of 21st century. ANA is the acronym for Association of Nigerian Authors founded by late Prof Chinua Achebe.


  • The Web (2008)
  • On Candy Tree (2008)
  • Odogwu b'Anyi (2008)
  • The Crown Unseen (2009)
  • Open Secret (2009)
  • Lunar Princess (2010)
  • Igirigi Ututu (Igbo Poems) (2011)
  • A Brand New Day (2011)
  • Egwu agwara agwa (Igbo Poems) (2012)
  • Hard Choices (2012)
  • Rampaging Silence(2012)
  • Patriots and Sinners (2013)
  • Pendulum (poems) (2013)
  • Akamkpo Chinedu (2013)
  • Mpanaka Igbo Maka Umuakwukwo (2013)


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