Chika Onyenezi is a fiction student at Maryland University's MFA. Born in Owerri, Nigeria. His work has appeared, or is forthcoming in Cosmonauts Avenue, Apogee, Ninth Letter Magazine, The Opiate, Evergreen Review, and elsewhere. He received Honorable Mention in the 2016 and 2019 Glimmer Train Fiction Open. He is a 2018 Kimbilio Fellow, and a 2019 writer-in-residence at Craigarden. His short story was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Burrow Press. In addition to writing short stories, he has a novel in progress.
"The story is stomach-turning and unsettling as the narrator attempts to convince his friend to leave Maria...this story is not for the faint of heart. By far the most alarming story here, I would advise more squeamish readers to skip this one."
- The Review Review (on “A Curator’s Tale”)