I am delighted to introduce you to author Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko. Joy has a wonderful new book out and I hope you all rush home and buy a copy today!
(No One Knows What Tomorrow Will Bring)
A True-Life Memoir
Living with the Nuns my first year in Rome did not prepare me for life in Rome. I was sheltered, protected, and constantly watched by the Nuns. I wanted to fly, to be my own person, and to explore Rome to the fullest. I did not even have a television, and could only listen to the news, with the Nuns in attendance, in their common room. I wanted out, and yet I was afraid to venture out.
The scene between the Madre Superior and Justina solved the problem for Justina and for me. I moved out and it was not pretty. I was now open to all sorts of challenges.
By this time, the line was drawn between me and those other Nigerian snubs. I had no contact with them. They lived in their gilded, and well protected world, and I lived in my own rather confused and disorganized world. It was a very stressful time for me, but for the grace of God… I use this expression a lot because I believe that without God watching over me, and my guardian angels making sure that I did not fall off the cliff, I don’t know where I would have been today. I know how those who tangoed and rhumbaed with me ended.
Pregnant Future Trailer
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Joy has written and published extensively on national and international scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers.
Her first short story I Come from Utopia was published in African Voices, Spring/Summer, 2007, pg. 18. Since then, she has published numerous others in RAVE SOUP FOR THE WRITER’S SOUL Anthology, Bks 1-3.
Mirror of Our Lives: Voices of Four Igbo Women was published in 2011, and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Contest in 2012. She has also two books published in the Italian language.
The Legend of the Walking Dead: Igbo Mythologies, is a journey into the mysteries of life and death of the Igbos of Nigeria was published in 2014
In Pregnant Future, her new Novel, Justina is the story of every young woman who found herself alone in the world to fend for herself. It is the story of the pitfalls that await such a woman. It is the story of survival
Legend of The Walking Dead: Igbo Mythologies
Mirror of Our Lives: Voices of Four Igbo Women
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22 thoughts on “Meet author Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko”
You are such an inspiration, Joy, and thank you for sharing your journey.
Lizzie, thanks for being such a great host.
Thanks for joining us Harmony!
Thank you, for stopping by, Harmony. Thank you for your kind words. 🙂
Joy, it’s wonderful to see you here on Lizzie’s blog. Reading that short excerpt, I can’t imagine the difficulties of your early life. I’m glad you had God and angels giving you strength.
Lizzie, thanks for hosting Joy during her tour!
Thank you, Mae, for stopping by! Sure, God and His angels, my guardian angels, saw to it that I never stayed down! Thank God! 😀
Another great post, Joy! I’m so glad I stopped by.
Lizzie, thanks for hosting. I enjoyed my visit to your blog.
Thank you, Rhani, for stopping by. It is always good to see you. 🙂
Thanks Rhani. It’s great to see so much support for Joy’s new work!
Another enlightening insight into your new release – best wishes.
Thank you, Wendy, for stopping by. 🙂
Thanks for joining us Wendy. The cover of Joy’s new book is beautiful and it’s been wonderful to discover more about her.
I’m having a great time keeping up with your tour, Joy! The best to you with Pregnant Future as you go forward. Lizzie, I love your site.
Thank you, Linda, for stopping by. I am having a ball too! 😀
Thanks Linda! I’m so pleased that you stopped by. It’s been great to learn more about Joy’s work and her new book looks like a riveting read.
I am very honored to be on your blog today, Lizzie! Thank you, so much for being my host, and for your having me on your beautiful site. 🙂 Yes, I do hope your visitors will hid your call! 😀
You are so welcome Joy! It’s been fun discovering more about you and your work.
I started to read Pregnant Future last night – always a delight to discover the differences AND similarities between cultures! 😀 As for those RC nuns… I hear you, Joy/Justina! 😉
Thanks for having us all over Lizzie! 🙂
Thank you, Jan for stopping by. Yes, if you schooled in a convent school, you will empathize with similar experiences. 😀
Thanks for joining us Jan. Happy reading! I can’t wait to see your review for Joy’s latest book. It’s on my reading list too. Her last book was fabulous!
Your new book is my next read, so I will post a review soon.
Another awesome stop on Joy’s tour! Thank you for hosting, Lizzie.
Thanks Jan. Joy’s new book looks fascinating doesn’t it! I love the cover. It’s beautiful.
Thank you, so much Jan S. for stopping by. 🙂