Sunday, April 14, 2024

Darlington Chibueze Anuonye

Darlington Chibueze Anuonye, a doctoral student in the English Department of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is a literary conversationist, editor and writer. He is the curator of Selfies and Signatures: An Afro Anthology of Short Stories, co-editor (with Ezechi Onyerionwu) of Daybreak: An Anthology of Nigerian Short Fiction and editor of the international anthology of writings, Through the Eye of a Needle: Art in the Time of Coronavirus, and The Good Teacher: A Collection of Essays in Honour of Isidore Diala and Samuel Anthony Itodo. Anuonye was awarded the 2021 Amplify Fellowship by CovidHq and the MasterCard Foundation, longlisted for the 2018 Babishai Niwe African Poetry Award and shortlisted in 2016 by the Ibadan Poetry Foundation for its inaugural residency. His work has appeared in World Literature Today, The Hopkins Review, Brittle Paper, Isele Magazine, The New Black Magazine, Eunoia Review, and elsewhere. Unbound, his co-edited anthology of contemporary Nigerian poetry (with Nduka Otiono), is forthcoming in 2024, in North America and Nigeria, by Griots Lounge Publishing and Narrative Landscape, respectively. Anuonye is the nonfiction editor of Ngiga Review.