I'm Nduka Otiono

Nduka Otiono is a Creative Writer, Author, Literary Critic, and an Assistant Professor at the Institute of African Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. A Poet and Storyteller, he has authored collections of poems, collection of short stories and has edited several anthologies.

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My Research

My research interests include

Cultural Studies, Oral Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Media and Communication Studies, Globalization and Popular Culture.

Literary Works



The more cerebral reader might, for instance, go straight to the book review section, where Nduka Otiono (as the Literary Editor of Sentinel Magazine) presides with almost tangible exhilaration over the offerings of the mind.

Stanley Macebuh

Stanley Macebuh

Educator and Journalist

On an encounter with him, I was particularly struck by the exceptional passion and professionalism with which he executed his assignment which included interviewing me.

Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe

Author, Things Fall Apart

Only an accomplished poet can write remarkable poems, haunting and enchanting songs in smooth-flowing lines. His book, Love in a Time of Nightmares, is definitely mature and exhilarating. It is a memorable collection. You can’t but be mesmerized by these poems

Tanure Ojaide

Tanure Ojaide

poet and Scholar


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1125 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada
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Creative Writer, Author, & Literary Critic.