Dike Chukwumerije

Dike Chukwumerije
Dike Chukwumerike

Dike Chukwumerije is the founder and CEO of Simply Poetry Ltd, a production company specialising in the staging of Poetry for mainstream audiences. He is the Producer of ‘MADE IN NIGERIA’ (MIN), a feature length Spoken Word Theatre production currently touring the country, and the Curator of the bi-annual Poetry Show, Night of the Spoken Word (NSW), in its 8th edition.

 

Dike Chukwumerije also supervises the weekly programs of the Abuja Literary Society (ALS), where he oversees Open Mics, Book Clubs, Guest Reading Sessions, and Writing Workshops. He is a 2011 ALS Slam Champion, a 2012 National Slam Champion, a 2013 Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Prose Fiction Winner.

 

His 2014 Poetry Video in tribute to Chinua Achebe ‘Nna Anyi, Is It True?’ remains a benchmark in the Spoken Word industry in Nigeria. And in 2017, he received the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) Performance Poetry Award for his contributions to the genre.