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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Iheoma Nwachukwu

Iheoma Nwachukwu is a Nigerian writer. Nwachukwu played professional chess for ten years. He has won fellowships from the Michener Center for Writers, and the Chinua Achebe Center for Writers. His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in numerous journals, including The Iowa Review, The Southern Review, Electric Literature, and Prism International. He’s at work on a novel set in Trump’s America and a Nigeria caught under the boot of terror. He’ll be appearing at Word of South with the Nigerian musician Tosinger.