is the author of the children’s novel Sam and the Wallet (2007), the collection of short stories Tears in Her Eyes (2005), and two volumes of poetry, Aridity of Feelings (2006) and Dark Through the Delta (2004), which collectively have brought him numerous national and international awards. His collection of folk tales, Tim the Monkey and Other Stories, is forthcoming later this year. At present he is working on a collection of poems centered on the despoliation the Niger Delta. He participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US Department of State.
Uchechukwu Peter UMEZURIKE
A rich review in The Hindu of Samay Ki Kasak , the recent Hindi translation of poet, translator, editor and painter Sukrita Paul Kumar's (IWP '02) most recent poetry collection.