Toni Kan

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Toni Kan
OccupationWriter, Editor, Public Relations Senior Management Executive, and Teacher
Notable WorksNights of the Creaking Bed

Anthony Kan Onwordi known as Toni Kan (born 11 June 1971) is a Nigerian writer, editor, public relations senior management executive, and teacher. He is author of the collection of short stories, Nights of a Creaking Bed, noted for exploring themes on African sexuality, and published by Cassava Republic (Nigerian publishers of writers such as Teju Cole). He was the winner of the NDDC/Ken Saro Wiwa literature prize, awarded by the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), in 2009.[1]

Kan studied English literature at the University of Jos and earned an M.A in English literature at the University of Lagos in 1999, graduating at the top of his class. He became a magazine editor at the age of 26.[2]


  1. ^ "Toni Kan wins the NDDC/Ken Saro-Wiwa prize", Cassava Republic, 2 November 2009.
  2. ^ "Toni Kan: I have always wanted to write about Lagos". Thisday. 26 October 2014. Retrieved 5 November 2014.

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