J K Chukwu is a writer and visual artist from the Midwest. Her debut novel, The Unfortunates was published Mariner Books in February 2023, and was a GMA Buzz Pick. She also contributed to Of This Our Country, a non-fiction collection exploring Nigeria through its writers, released by The Borough Press in the UK. She holds an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University and a BA from the University of Chicago. She was a 2019 Lambda Fellow and her work has appeared in Black Warrior Review, DIAGRAM, and TAYO. She has presented her writing and art at University of Wisconsin-Madison, National Louis University, The University of Manchester, and elsewhere.
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