Nome Emeka Patrick is blxck bxy; graduate of English language and literature; and a recipient of Festus Iyayi Award for Excellence (Poetry) in 2018. His works have been published or forthcoming in POETRY, Poet Lore, Strange Horizons, The FIDDLEHEAD, Beloit poetry journal, Notre Dame Review, Puerto Del Sol, FLAPPER HOUSE, The Malahat Review, Gargouille, Crannóg magazine, Mud Season Review, The McNeese Review, The Oakland Review, Up the Staircase Quarterly and elsewhere.
A pushcart and Best of the Net Nominee. His manuscript 'We Need New Moses. Or New Luther King' was a finalist for the 2018 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets. He is super shy but say Hi on Twitter.