Nkenna Akunna

Nkenna Akunna IbeakanmaNkenna Akunna IbeakanmaNkenna Akunna is a British Nigerian writer and performer from London. Her work has been staged in both the UK and the US, including at the Southwark Playhouse and VAULT Festival in London, and at New York's WOW Cafe Theatre. She is a winner of the VAULT Festival New Writers Award, a finalist for SPACE on Ryder Farm’s Greenhouse Residency, a finalist for the BBC’s Felix Dexter bursary, and a member of 2017-2018 Soho Writers’ Lab and Alumni Group. She is a director and lead editor at Skin Deep, a collective that makes space for Black creatives and creatives of colour through cultural production.

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