Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

October 4, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Names and Photos With Meaning

Many Igbo names have meanings. Kelechi and Kenechi mean the same – thank God. I found photos for my book and used Miggs Burroughs’ lenticular image from Tunnel Vision for the cover.

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August 9, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Connecting Links

Connections – So Many! I’ve made many connections and reconnections in the last few days! I wish I could draw, and I’d make a diagram for you that shows all the links!  Most, but not quite all, involve Nigeria. The first also … Continue reading

July 8, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Wole Soyinka’s Words of Hope, a Loss and a Death

Soyinka Comments on Boko Haram Wole Soyinka, Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate author, is quoted in this article from Daily Post, an online Nigerian newspaper. Soyinka says it’s more unlikely now that Nigeria will break apart – ironically, Boko Haram is bringing … Continue reading

March 19, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Book Group Discussion of Americanah

“Outstanding book.” “The author captured the experience of non-American blacks so well.” “The blog as a vehicle was an excellent literary device.” “The characters were so well-drawn; I didn’t want to say goodbye to them at the end.” All six … Continue reading