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Echezonachukwu Nduka’s forthcoming poetry collection “Waterman” was officially unveiled today by Griots Lounge Publishing, Canada.
Waterman, according to the publicist, Uchenna Emelife is Nduka’s second full-length poetry collection and has been scheduled for publication in September 2020.
Echezonachukwu Nduka, a poet and classical pianist, is the author of Chrysanthemums for Wide-eyed Ghosts. He holds degrees in Music from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Kingston University London, UK.
The book which will be first published by Griots Lounge Publishing Canada, and will be available in all major bookstores online. Paperbacks will also be available in Griots Lounge partner bookstores in Europe, North America and Africa.
Below are blurbs received so far:
“Waterman affirms Echezonachukwu Nduka’s stature as an experienced poet. The poems are carefully crafted, highly descriptive, and flow rhythmically. Throughout the collection, the poet’s experiences of navigating through the urban society come alive through images of music, water, and Catholicism. There are keen observations, witty and memorable images, and beautiful philosophical statements that make the poetry reading experience exhilarating. Nduka’s Waterman is versatile and uplifting.”
– Tanure Ojaide
Frank Porter Graham Professor of Africana Studies, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
“A wonderfully winding work of a voice matured. Echezonachukwu Nduka’s work is lyrical and the words jump to life on the page.”
– Erin Castaldi
Poet Laureate of the City of Somers Point, NJ.
About Echezonachukwu Nduka
Echezonachukwu Nduka, poet and classical pianist, is the author of Chrysanthemums for Wide-eyed Ghosts. He holds degrees in Music from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Kingston University London, UK.
In 2016, Echezonachukwu Nduka was awarded the Korea-Nigeria Poetry Prize on World Poetry Day. Hailed by the Guardian Life Magazine as ‘Artist Extraordinaire’, his works have been published in The Indianapolis Review, Transition, River River, Bombay Review, The Village Square Journal, Bakwa Magazine, Saraba, Jalada Language Anthology, 20.35 Africa: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry Vol. II, A Thousand Voices Rising: An Anthology of Contemporary African Poetry, among others.
You can connect with him online at Artnduka
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