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Obi Nwakanma


Nwakanma earned a degree in English at the University of Jos, the MFA in Poetry at the Washington University in St. Louis and a PhD in English from the Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. He has worked as a journalist in Nigeria and internationally as Group Arts Editor of the Vanguard and Deputy editor of the Sunday Vanguard. He has also written variously for the American Newsweek magazine, the Neue Zurcher Zeitung (NZZ) of Zurich and the Independent in South Africa. His short story The Image Maker has recently appeared in Wasafiri. His book of poems, Horsemen & Other Poems, was published by the Africa World Press in 2007. James Currey/ Boydell & Brewer in Oxford has also just published Christopher Okigbo: Thirsting For Sunlight, his biography of the Nigerian poet Chris Okigbo who died fighting in Biafra. Dr. Nwakanma currently teaches Creative Writing and 20th Century Transnational Literatures at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.






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