Unoma Azuah is a professor of English. She is listed as one of the top Professors in Affordable/Private Colleges and Universities in the United States. As a guest lecturer/writer in Universities like Queens University, Kingston, Canada and SUNY (State University of New York) Oneonta, she has discussed a wide range of subjects from Literature to Human Rights. Her writing awards include the Hellman/Hammett award, the Urban Spectrum award, the Leonard Trawick award, the Association of Nigerian Authors/NDDC Flora Nwapa award for her debut novel Sky-high Flames and the Snyder-Aidoo book award for her novel, Edible Bones. Her undergraduate degree in English is from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has an MA in English from Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
Professor Unoma Azuah is Copy Editor at Praxis Magazine for Arts and Literature.
Born much less than a century ago, Adetutu is known to have a drive for the unrestricted expression of unborn ideas and an accessible communication of same.
Adetutu Olusola Jr., also known for his record as editor of an online magazine, was a lecturer of English and Communication Skills in Gateway Polytechnic, Nigeria until late 2014, when he began his graduate programme in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Essex, England. On the completion of this, he will be going fully into his current position of Non-Fiction Editor, Praxis Magazine. He enjoys an interesting love life with his fiancée back home.
Adetutu, Olusola Jr. is Non-Fiction Editor at Praxis Magazine for Arts and Literature.
Daniel John Tukura – popularly known as Tee Jay Dan, – is a writer and filmmaker. His first book, The Regret, was published in 2009 by Preferred Books. His passion for film led him to drop a course in Law to study Screenwriting at the New York Film Academy.
Tee Jay Dan has participated in several writing and filmmaking workshops including the Bold and Beautiful Literary Academy, the Africa International Film Festival Directing class, . He was among the twenty-five (25) Screenwriters that participated in the inaugural Cinem4Change Workshop organized by Afrinolly/Ford Foundation. His screen credits includes, among others, The Seamstress, The Movement, Mrs. & Mrs. Johnson, and his most recent short film – Invisible Men.
Tee Jay Dan’s flash fiction was among the Top 20 in Etisalat’s Literature Prize of 2013. He is a student of Copyrightx organized by Harvard University in affiliation with the Nigeria Institute for Advanced Legal studies (NIALS).
Tee Jay Dan is publisher and Digital Editor at Praxis Magazine for Arts and Literature.
Laura M Kaminski (Halima Ayuba) grew up in northern Nigeria, went to school in New Orleans, and currently lives in rural Missouri. She is an Editor at Right Hand Pointing and the author of several chapbooks and poetry collections, most recently Dance Here (2015, Origami Books, an imprint of Parrésia Publishers Ltd in Lagos, Nigeria) and Considering Luminescence (2015, available from Amazon in e-book and print formats). Links to recent publications and interviews can be found at Ark of Identity.
Her primary writing project this year is finalizing 19 Ghazal Street, a chapbook of nineteen ghazals with cover art by Robert Rhodes; publication is tentatively scheduled for late summer 2016.
Laura is Poetry/Photography Chapbook Editor at Praxis Magazine for Arts and Literature.
Jennifer Chinenye Emelife was born in Northern Nigeria, Sokoto state. She studied Literature in English in Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. In 2013, she moved to Lagos for the compulsory one year National Youth Service Corps scheme. She still lives in Lagos where she writes when she isn’t teaching Literacy to a class of rich kids. She is also rounding up a Post Graduate studies in Education.
Jennifer is interested in literary journalism. She believes that the African literary sphere suffers because no one covers its stories. Lead correspondent at Praxis Magazine for Arts and Literature, she has written reportages and interviewed writers, publishers and other literary experts.
In 2015, she was shortlisted for the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop and in 2016, she was selected as one of the participants for Writivism Creative Nonfiction Workshop held in Accra, Ghana.
Jennifer is Lead Correspondent at Praxis Magazine for Arts and Literature.