Meet our author of the year (2016)

Author of the Year Award

Towards the end of every year, Black Tower Publishers makes a search for an author that has made a great change in Nigerian literature. We appoint winners after considering the achievements they made within the year, and their influence and stand on modern publishing.

Charles Umerie

Charles Umerie is a Nigerian novelist. His real name is Fortunatus Uchechukwu Charles Umerie. He was born on 21st of March, 1991, and grew up in Anambra State. He attended Demonstration Sec. Sch and St Charles Sec. Sch, Onitsha for his secondary education. He studied engineering in Nnamdi Azikiwe University.

He has been writing since 19, but Kingdom Tales was his first book to get him an international recognition when he first published it online in 2015.

He's also writes articles, essays and screenplays.