Chika Onyenezi is a writer living in the United States, born in Owerri, Nigeria. His work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Cosmonauts Avenue, Apogee, Ninth Letter Magazine, The Opiate Magazine, Evergreen Review, and elsewhere. He received an Honorable Mention in the 2016 Glimmer Train Fiction Open. He spends most of his time daydreaming and collecting wish trinkets from sea waves. In addition to writing short stories, he has a novel in progress.