Ucheoma Onwutuebe

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Ucheoma Onwutuebe is a Nigerian writer. She is the recipient of the 2022 Waasnode Fiction Prize and has received residencies from Yaddo, Art Omi, and the Anderson Center. Her works have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Off Assignment, Bakwa Magazine, and elsewhere. She is currently an MFA student at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.


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An Immigrant’s Eyewitness Report from the Streets of Dating Apps

When I packed my one suitcase to come to America, I put everything I thought I needed inside and romance wasn’t in it.

Oct 11, 2022
Cover Photo: A black-and-white photograph of a woman rolling a suitcase through the front door of an airport and walking outside.
When Migration Is a Gesture of Love

In Nigeria, I grew up to see what difference a generous family member abroad could do for their loved ones back home.

Aug 22, 2022