Schiavo Library to Host Echezonachukwu Nduka for US National Poetry Month

The acclaimed Nigerian poet and pianist will discuss his poetry collections, Chrysanthemums for Wide-eyed Ghosts and Waterman.
Echezonachukwu Nduka.

Echezonachukwu Nduka.

Schiavo Library to Host Echezonachukwu Nduka for US National Poetry Month

It is National Poetry Month in the US. To mark it, Schiavo Library—bequest to the South Jersey seashore community from Dr. Rita C. Schiavo, a respected educator—will host a book reading and chat with the Nigerian poet and pianist Echezonachukwu Nduka.

Nduka will read from and discuss his poetry collections, Chrysanthemums for Wide-eyed Ghosts (2018) and Waterman (2021), both published by Griots Lounge, as well as read from his work in progress.

THE EVENT:

Date: Thursday, 29 April 2021

Time: 5 PM (EST)

Host: Melissa Warren of Schiavo Library

ZOOM DETAILS:

Link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/78559742481?pwd=TXlYUnhnK09LVlF3cXZQSzlMMkxmUT09

Meeting ID: 785 5974 2481

Passcode: 43RiK1.

Schiavo Library to Host Echezonachukwu Nduka for US National Poetry Month

ABOUT ECHEZONACHUKWU NDUKA

Echezonachukwu Nduka, poet and classical pianist, is the author of Chrysanthemums for Wide-eyed Ghosts and Waterman. He holds degrees in Music from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Kingston University, London.

In 2016, Nduka was awarded the Korea-Nigeria Poetry Prize on World Poetry Day. Hailed by the Guardian Life Magazine as “Artist Extraordinaire,” his works have been published in The Indianapolis Review, Transition, River River, Bombay Review, The Village Square Journal, Bakwa Magazine, Saraba, Jalada Language Anthology, 20.35 Africa: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry Vol. II, and A Thousand Voices Rising: An Anthology of Contemporary African Poetry.

He can be found online at www.artnduka.com.

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