Louis Okereke is an African American who lost his father when he was six years old. He is a self-made man who got himself educated in Nigeria between the 1930s and '40s. He served as a teacher and as a civil servant for 36 years/ he is married with seven children, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He later migrated to the US where he now resides. He has written two books namely From Grass to Grace, My Odyssey and this The Fallen Nun. He plans to travel to Europe so as to widen his knowledge of the world. He plans to write another novel to be named He Should Have Waited.