Chimalum Nwankwo--poet, dramatist and university
professor holds a Ph.D in English from the University of Texas, Austin. He
is currently a Professor of English at North Carolina State
University, Raleigh. He has won the Association of Nigerian Authors Poetry
Prize twice; in 1988 with Toward the Aerial Zone and in 2002 with The Womb
The Heart and Other Poems. In 2000 he was awarded the Fulbright Fellowship
for scholarly research and teaching in Nigeria.
Afem Ben Akeh -- Akeh is Nigerian poet,
journalist and Public Speaker resident in the UK. Afam's poems have
appeared in several international journals and anthologies in the United
Kingdom, Africa and the Americas.
Martin Jack born 1972, is in his second
year of American Studies Literature at the University of Kent, England. He
was the co-editor of Logos Magazine at the university during 2002-2003, and
has had poems and stories published in such small press publications as
First Time, Eratica, Breakfast All Day, and Poetry Monthly, as well as in
issues of Logos itself.
Nkechi Nwosu-Igbo - is
a poet, writer and visual artist.
She has participated in over 15 group exhibitions and 2 solo shows in
Nigeria, Asia, North America, and south Africa. Her poems are laced with
humor to glaze her straight-in-your-face issues on the human condition.
Nwosu-Igbo was born on the 29th of Sept. 1973. she lives as a full time
studio artist in Lagos, Nigeria.
Nnorom Azuonye--Editor of Sentinel Poetry
Online Magazine and Founder/Administrator of Sentinel Poetry Movement
studied Dramatic Arts at the University of Nigeria. He is the author of A
Tasty Taboo - a play which premiered in 1990, and Letter To God and Other
Poems (2003). His poems, short stories, articles and interviews have
appeared in international print journals and e-zines including Agenda,
Flair, Keystone, Theatre Forum, Sunday Chronicle Magazine, The Kenwood
Review, wanderingdog.co.uk, and Africaresource.com
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