Adaeze Elechi

Adaeze Elechi is an award-winning filmmaker, audio storyteller, and author. Her works are influenced by her desire to better understand how individual and collective histories influence our present understanding of ourselves. As a direct descendant of survivors of the Nigerian Civil War, she is currently focused on telling stories of the war that center survivors. She is a recipient of the 2019 Logan Nonfiction Program Fellowship, where she received support for this new Biafra War project. Her collection of short stories and poetry, Harmattan, was short-listed for the 47th New Millennium Award for Fiction. Her works have appeared in Guernica Magazine, Stylelikeu, and mindbodygreen, among others.