Headshot of poet Umezurike Peter Uchechukwu, a Black man with a shaved head. He is wearing square-shaped glasses and a white collared shirt.

Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike is a Nigerian-born, Calgary-based poet, fiction writer, essayist, and literary journalist. He is the author of Double Wahala, Double Trouble; Wish Maker; and a co-editor of Wreaths for Wayfarers.