Biography Intro: Babafemi Adeyemi Osofisan, known as Femi Osofisan or F.O., is a Nigerian writer noted for his critique of societal problems and his use of African traditional performances and surrealism in some of his novels.
DATE OF BIRTH:6 June 1946
PLACE OF BIRTH: Ogun State
EDUCATION:Osofisan attended primary school at ife and secondary school at government college, ibadan. He then attended the university of ibadan 1966–69), majoring in french and as part of his degree course studying at the university of dakar for a year, and going on to do post-graduate studies at the sorbonne, paris.
He subsequently held faculty positions at the university of ibadan, where he retired as full professor in 2011. He is currently a distinguished professor of theatre arts, kwara state university, nigeria.
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
PUBLICATIONS:Women of Owu
Once upon four robbers
Morountodun and Other Plays
HONORS AND AWARDS:PAWA Membership Honorary Award
Thalia Prize from the International Association of Theatre Critics