Enyeribe Ibegwam was brought up in Lagos, Nigeria. He has been awarded a PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize and was a finalist for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. He has received grants from the Vermont Studio Center and The Elizabeth George Foundation. His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in PEN America Best Debut Stories 2019, Prairie Schooner, The Southampton Review, Auburn Avenue and The Georgia Review. He’s an MFA student at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.