Uche Nduka was born and brought up in Nigeria. Poet, photographer, essayist, dancer, collagist, songwriter, lecturer, his books include Flower Child (1988), Second Act (1994), The Bremen Poems (1995/99), Chiaroscuro (which won the Association of Nigerian Authors Poetry Prize for 1997), If Only The Night (2002), Heart’s Field (2005), eel on reef (2007), Tracers (2010). His first prose book Belltime Letters was published in 2000. Among the online and print journals his writings have appeared in are Recluse, BoogCity, Beatitude, Other Voices, Drumvoices Revue, Sentinel Poetry, Sun’s Skeleton, Downtown Brooklyn, ANA Review, African Writing, Wasafiri, The Guardian, etc. Some of his writings have been translated into German, Dutch, Serbo Croatian, French. Nduka presently studies and works and lives in New York City.
From the Winter 2011 Issue of Sun’s Skeleton: