Joseph Omoh Ndukwu

Joseph Omoh Ndukwu is a writer and editor. His work has appeared in Guernica, Prairie Schooner, Transition, Off Assignment, and elsewhere. His essays on art have appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, The Sole Adventurer, Contemporary And, and in catalogues and journals. In 2022, he won the Virginia Faulkner Award for Excellence in Writing. He is associate editor at A Long House.

A Short Talk is a series of short interviews and conversations with writers, editors, artists, and cultural workers across Africa and the Black diaspora. It is conceived as a companion (not an abridgement or summary) […]

“I know there are many images of home borne about by people, vast libraries inside of them over which they would have taken darkness, the sounds of them so depressing, so disturbing they would gladly exchange them for silence.”