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Ucheoma Onwutuebe

Portrait of Nigerian writer Ucheoma Onwutuebe

Ucheoma Onwutuebe

Ucheoma Onwutuebe is a Nigerian writer. She is the recipient of the 2022 Waasnode Fiction Prize and has received residencies from Yaddo, Art Omi, and the Anderson Center (this July). Her works have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Off Assignment, Bakwa Magazine, and elsewhere.  She is currently an MFA student at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Articles by Ucheoma Onwutuebe

Portrait of Arinze Ifeakandu and Book Cover
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A Complicated Relationship with Home
By Ucheoma Onwutuebe
Homophobia is everywhere. I didn't realize I would grapple with it upon leaving Nigeria.