Bewildering Stories biography
Kufre Udeme was born in 1989, in south Southern Nigeria. In 2008, he became the youngest columnist in Community Pulse, one of the leading newspapers in Akwa Ibom State. Now a contributing poet at Ovi, a daily online magazine; Camel Saloon, Hope CRC, Poetry Bulawayo, and MadSwirl, where the maddest of the mad ones are.
Kufre Udeme is a strong-willed writer with an artistic commitment to beat the blind criticism of Africa. Since 2007, his writings have been published in local and international publications. His short Christian poems have appeared on his church bulletin.
All States, The Evangelist, and Update newspapers were the first rung of his publishing ladder. Fullosia Press, in New York, published his poem in its 2011 Independence Day Issue entitled, “The Obama Nation,” paving the way for his being featured in various online publications such as This Great Society (issue 28), Apollo’s Lyre, Queen Vic Knives, Nefarious Ballerina (5.2), Bewildering Stories (issue 487), Poets West, and Poets Haven (7).
His poems were posted at the Poetry in Motion public art event, in Western New York, for the April 2012 National Poetry Month.
Kufre Udeme has been published in various print journals such as The Other Herald (issue 52), Exercise Bowler (issue 7), Boyne Berries (10), The Moth (Ireland), Decanto (issue 58), Penny Ante Feud (#7), Essence (issue 5), Culture (part 2), Rattle Journal (issue iii), Black Magnolias Literary Journal (spring 6.1), and The Muse, an international journal of poetry, in India.
Udeme holds a certificate on Effective Writing and Book Publishing Skills awarded by Quest Publishing House, Lagos, in conjunction with the Centre for Publishing & Communication Research, and Harvest Time International Institute.
Visit www.kufreudeme.blogspot.com for his insight biography.
Copyright © 2012 by Kufre Udeme