Born 22 APR 1970
Enwerem, Chioma Love Shedrach is the child of Mr and Mrs Shedrach Enwerem from Amaukwu Obollo in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo state in Nigeria. She obtained her B.A (Ed) English from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

She further obtained her Master of Arts degree in Literary Studies from Imo State University, Owerri. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree from Imo State University, Owerri. Her Ph.D. dissertation focuses on “Women and Governance in Pre- and Post-colonial Nigeria”. Her research interest is on gender issues.


As the Sun Rises is collection of forty-six poems written by Chioma Enwerem. Enwerem's poetic cadence has a way of addressing the heart by focusing on the passion with which the poetess discusses every issue she chances on.

Whether it is issues as personal as love relationship, sex or as general as the rain, Enwerem frames these issues in peculiar poetic language that distinguishes her poetry as one of the emerging new voices in frontiers of 21st Century Nigerian female poetry.


  • As the sun Rises (2008)
  • From the Pulpit (2010)
  • Echoes of Benefactors (2010)
  • “Will Long be gone” and “They Call it Hurricane” in Reflections: An anthology of New Works by African Women edited by Lynne Rienner Publishers (2013).


Liu House of Excellence, Owerri.

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