Biography Of John Pepper Clark

Biography Intro: John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo (born 6 April 1935) is a Nigerian poet and playwright, who has also published as J. P. Clark and John Pepper Clark.

NAME: John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo

DATE OF BIRTH: 6 April 1935

PLACE OF BIRTH: Kiagbodyuo

FATHER: Ijaw father

MOTHER: Urhobo mother

OCCUPATION: Poet & playwright.

EDUCATION: His early education at the Native Authority School, Okrika (Ofinibenya-Ama), in BurutuLGA (then Western Ijaw) and the prestigious Government College in Ughelli, and his BA degree in English at the University of Ibadan, where he edited various magazines, including the Beacon and The Horn.



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