Wana Udobang is a multi-disciplinary storyteller working at the intersection of writing, poetry, performance and film. She has three studio albums Dirty Laundry, In memory of forgetting and Transcendence, which interrogate memory, familial bonds, healing and joy. She has been commissioned by Edinburgh International Festival, Deutsches Museum and ThankYou Australia as well as performed across Africa, Europe and North America. Wana runs Comfort Food poetry workshop which uses memories around food as a conduit to create poems that become recipes for joy. She also curates Culture Diaries; an archival project which uses multi-platform storytelling to document African artists. She is a 2021 University of IOWA International writing residency fellow.
Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia is a lawyer, academic, and writer. She holds a doctorate in law from Dalhousie University and works in the areas of health, gender and violence against women and children. Cheluchi divides her time between Lagos, Nigeria and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Louisa Onomé is a Nigerian-Canadian writer of books for teens and adults. She holds a BA in professional writing and a MA in counselling psychology. Her debut young adult novel Like Home was critically acclaimed, receiving several starred reviews, including from Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal. Her latest novel, Twice As Perfect, was released in June 2022. When she is not writing, she works as a narrative designer in games. Her hobbies include language study, obsessing a healthy amount over her favourite video games, and perfecting her skincare routine. She currently resides in the Toronto area.