Authors & Headliners
Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike
Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Calgary. He holds a PhD in English from the University of Alberta. An alumnus of the International Writing Program (USA), Umezurike is the author of Wish Maker (Masobe Books, 2021) and Double Wahala, Double Trouble (Griots Lounge Publishing, 2021). He is a co-editor of Wreaths for Wayfarers, an anthology of poems (Daraja Press, 2020). His poems and short fiction have been widely anthologized online and in print magazines, and he has interviewed over forty writers for Brittle Paper, Africa in Words, Read Alberta, and Prism International.