Esther Ifesinachi Okonkwo

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Esther Ifesinachi Okonkwo is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her work has appeared in Isele Magazine and Ake Review. She currently teaches Creative Writing as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa.


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Professor Anita Baker

She was frightened by the lackadaisical way he displayed his violence, the way America trained her students.