JK Anowe, Nigerian-born poet, is the recipient of the inaugural Brittle Paper Award for Poetry in 2017. He holds a BA in French from University of Benin, Nigeria, where he was awarded the Festus Iyayi Award for Excellence in Poetry (2015). His works have appeared or are forthcoming from20.35: An Anthology of Contemporary African Poetry, Brittle Paper, Enkare Review, Elsewhere Lit, Expound, Gnarled Oak, Poetry Life & Times, Praxis Magazine Online, and elsewhere. His chapbook, The Fracturing, is forthcoming from Madhouse Press in 2019. He’s Poetry Editor, Praxis Magazine Online Chapbook Series. He lives, teaches, and writes from somewhere in Nigeria.