On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018, at 7:00pm the South Jersey Poets Collective welcomes Echezonachukwu Nduka as featured poet to World Above Free Poetry Night at Stockton University’s Noyes Arts Garage (2200 Fairmount Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401).
Our usual Open Mic, where participants read one poem that is less than two minutes long, will run from 7:00pm-8:00pm. Please arrive by 6:50pm to secure a spot in the Open.
After the break, participants will return to a free take-home writing prompt; then, Echezonachukwu Nduka will read.
Echezonachukwu Nduka is a Nigerian-born poet, classical pianist, and musicologist. His poems have appeared in several publications including Saraba, Jalada Africa, Bakwa, River River, Bombay Review, Brittle Paper, Sentinel Literary Quarterly, African Writer, Sentinel Nigeria, A Thousand Voices Rising: An Anthology of Contemporary African Poetry, among others. In 2016, he was awarded the Korea-Nigeria Poetry Feast Prize on World Poetry Day. Echezonachukwu Nduka holds degrees in Music from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and Kingston University London, UK. Chrysanthemums for Wide-eyed Ghosts (Griots Lounge, 2018) is his debut collection of poems.
This series is made possible with support from The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, Stockton’s Center for Community Engagement, and the Atlantic City Arts Foundation.
Questions about this series or to apply to be a featured poet, please contact Emari DiGiorgio.