Tochukwu Callistus Ipere is a contemporary Nigerian Poet born in Enugu. Tochukwu is a native of Ideato North in Imo State, South East Nigeria. Tochukwu was educated at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Chartered Institute of Administration, CIA where he qualified as an Associate, (ACIA) in Corporate Administration and Finance in 2011. He currently has three publications (all collections of poems)to his credit, The Creeping Fire Of Hope SGS,IMT Enugu, 1999, Dance Of The Golden Baby, Delta Enugu 2000, Get The Way, Madonna University Press Enugu 2011.
Tochukwu Ipere has won many awards as a poet these include: 1. The International Poet Of Merit Award 2001. 2. National Judge/Advocate of poems @ website http://www.poets.com 2005. 3. International Poetry Achievement Award 2007. 4. Editor's Choice Poetry Awards 2006,2007,2008. 5. International Who's Who Golden Poet Award 2007.6.International Poetic Ambassador to the International Society of Poets 2007.7. The Legendary Poet Award 2012 et al.
Tochukwu was an executive member of the Association of Nigerian Authors ANA Enugu State Chapter from 1999 to 2003. He is the current secretary of ANA Enugu State Chapter Since November 2012. He is active online and the founder of a Causes page called Support African Poetry. He has a Post Graduate Degree in Education PGDE with the National Teachers Institute NTI Kaduna. He is currently studying for a masters degree in Educational Administration in the National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN). He has interest in music and is a song writer. Tochukwu has up to 800 poems to his credit.
- Ipere, T.C(2011) Get The Way, Enugu: Madonna University Press
- Ipere, T.C(1999) The Creeping Fire Of Hope, Enugu: School of General Studies, Institute of Management and Technology
- Ipere, T.C(2000) Dance Of The Golden Baby, Enugu: Delta Publications
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