Njoku Nonso is a Nigerian Igbo-born poet and essayist. His work which explores the self as a unit of language, familyhood, spaces, death, grief and otherness has been published in Chestnut Review, YabaLeft Review, Agbowo, Bodega, 20.35 Africa, Rising Phoenix Press (Pushcart-nominated), Memento: An Anthology of Nigerian Contemporary Poetry, Ake Review and others. A 2022 Unserious Collective fellow, he’s a finalist for Open Drawer Poetry Contest, Lumiere Review Inaugural Writing Contest, and most recently Chestnut Review‘s Stubborn Writers Contest. He loves stray dogs and takes occasional photographs of them. Hook up on Twitter: @NN_Emmanuels.