Chisom Okafor

Chisom Okafor has received nominations for the Brunel International African Poetry Prize, the Gerald Kraak prize, Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets and a Pushcart Prize, while his work has been commissioned by Commonwealth Foundation. He splits his time between the diet clinic of a military hospital and its college of nursing, where he teaches diet therapy and clinical nutrition.

“Before now, I used to think death was the
nothing every other thing returns to,
but it’s safer, I suppose, to learn by practice.”