Nnadi Samuel

Nnadi Samuel(he/him/his) holds a B.A in English & literature from the University of Benin. Author of ‘Nature knows a little about Slave Trade’ selected by Tate.N.Oquendo (Sundress Publication, 2023). A 3x Best of the Net, and 7x Pushcart Nominee. He won the Canadian Open Drawer Contest 2020, Miracle Monocle Award for Ambitious Student Writers 2021(University of Louisville), the River Heron Editor’s Prize 2022, Bronze prize for the Creative Future Writer’s Award 2022, UK London, the Betsy Colquitt Poetry Annual Award, 2022(Texas Christian University), the Virginia Tech Center for Refugee, Migrants & Displacement Studies Annual Award, 2023, the 2023 Stacy Doris Memorial Award(Fourteen Hills) San Francisco State University Review, the John Newlove Poetry Annual Awards(Ottawa, Canada), 2023 and recently won the Vera Manuel Poetry Awards, 2023 Surrey Muse Art Society(Vancouver, Canada). His third chapbook is forthcoming @Bywords Publication (Ottawa CA) in 2024. He tweets @Samuelsamba10.

Ma is unrehearsed mayhem:                 vendor of uppercut & jawbreaking kicks. attacks with both twins strapped to her back. infamous for pulling off wigs at                                                                                        the market place. she that volatile. though gentle, if a brawl […]