Ehi-kowochio Ogwiji is a creative writer, founding editor, and creative director at Eboquills, a literary platform devoted to promoting original works of emerging African writers. She divides her time between creative writing and freelance business writing as SEO content strategist and copywriter.
Greatly influenced by her background in the sciences, Ehi-kowochio’s poetry and prose have been described by some as a reflection of the art tucked away in natural sciences. Her writing examines womenfolk issues, mental illness stigma, and environmental concerns.
Ehi-kowochio currently works as Features Editor for Conscio Magazine. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the UK’s Harpers’ Bazaar, Ake Review, Lolwe, Gyroscope Review, Chestnut Review, and elsewhere. She is the winner of Surge Independence Day Leaders Competition, 2015, winner of Albert Jungers Poetry Prize, 2017, and third place prize winner, Nigerian Students Poetry Prize, 2019. Her poem, “The Design of Girlhood in my Village” was named favorite entry of 1500 entries by Amika George, one of the judges at the 2020, Girl Rising Storytelling Challenge.
Ehi-kowochio is the author of Icebreaker, a poetry chapbook. You can email her via firstname.lastname@example.org or follow her @ogwijiehi on Twitter.