Ijeoma Umebinyuo is an Igbo woman born and raised in Nigeria. Described as one of the top contemporary poets of African descent by Writivism, her writing explores womanism, feminism, immigration, dismantling the tradition of silence, mental health, intergenerational trauma and colonization.
Ms. Umebinyuo’s writings has led her to be invited to a TEDx talk in Cooper Union which some teachers use as a tool for workshops amongst students, teaching her work in their classrooms. She has been invited to the BBC for a panel discussion at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, by Colgate University and Columbia University.
Her short stories and poems have appeared in The Stockholm Review of Literature, The Wildness, The Rising Phoenix Review, Doll Hospital Journal, Black Renaissance Noire - NYU Institute of African American Affairs, The Gordon Square Review, The 17th Street Review, The MacGuffin and "IXQUIC. ANTOLOGÍA INTERNACIONAL DE POESÍA FEMINISTA" COMPILADORA: DANIELA SOL.
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