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was born in Calabar, Nigeria. He has lived in Egypt and England before settling near Boulder, Colorado. A computer engineer and entrepreneur, his collection of poetry, "Ndewo, Colorado" (Aldrich press, 2013) is a Colorado Book Award Finalist. His poems, fusing Igbo, European Classicist, U.S. Mountain West and Hip-Hop cultures, have appeared worldwide. He is editor at Kin Poetry Journal, founding and former editor at The Nervous Breakdown, and runs the @ColoradoPoetry Twitter project. He is also a founding member of the Stanza Massive, a small, DIY-minded group promoting poetry, collaboration and multimedia. Follow him @uogbuji