Ola Awonubi was born in London, England to Nigerian parents. After completing their studies, Ola Awonubi left for Nigeria. In Nigeria she studied Business Administration at Lagos State Polytechnic. In the early nineties Ola Awonubi  returned to England where she spent three years taking intermediate and advanced writing courses at the Centerprise Literature Development project in Hackney. Following this Ola Awonubi studied for an MA in Creative writing and Imaginative Practice at the University of East London.

 

In 2008 her short story The Pink House, won first prize in the National words of colour competition and another short story of hers The Go- slow Journey, won the first prize in the fiction category for Wasafiri’s New writing prize 2009. Some of her short stories feature on the African writing.com, Brittle Paper, Afreada and naijastories.com .

 

Ola Awonubi has two books; Love’s Persuasion and Love Me Unconditionally published by Ankara Press – the romance imprint of Cassava Republic Press, Abuja. Nigeria.

  • Love Me Unconditionally Ebook

    Deola Banjoko has it all. A wonderful career, an accomplished fiancé and great plans for the future. But as the years pass and Deola fails to become pregnant, the foundations of the wonderful life they have built together begin to crumble, unable to withstand the pressures of life, family and cultural expectations.

    Recovering from a broken heart, Deola takes up a chance to work in Nigeria. She crosses paths with businessman Femi Da Silva and ends up working as a consultant for his PR company. She soon learns that Femi has issues of his own, having been widowed ten years before, and tries to fight her attraction to him. Can Deola move beyond the pain of the past and the constrictions of societal pressures and find the unconditional love she is seeking?

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  • Love’s Persuasion

    Things are changing at Lagos firm City Finance. But for Ada Okafor, a bright and dedicated trainee, the only change worth noticing is the dashing, new British-trained assistant MD, Tony Okoli. Ambitious and determined, Ada ignores her feelings for Tony and focuses on juggling her work in accounts with studying. But the two are drawn together and they embark on a secret and passionate affair. Their love is truly tested as they fight to persuade themselves and the world that love, in the end, trumps social status.