“Nwankwor exhibits ability to capture and convey the emotional complexities, both in the story and within the characters. Nwankwor adds more depth with the cultural nuances that could be a roadblock or a gateway to understanding. She expertly intertwines all of these elements, including faith lessons, to make a tightly woven story for a reader’s enjoyment.”~ USA Today HEA Blog
Unoma Nwankwor writes Christian Fiction and Sweet Contemporary romances that span Africa and Black Diaspora. She weaves romantic tales for readers who enjoy stories centered around faith, family and the rich culture of Africa. Through the pages, she promises you humor, tight hugs, forehead kisses and above all else, redemptive, sacrificial love.
Hailing from Akron, Ohio, Unoma, a first generation Nigerian- American, spent her childhood and early adulthood in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. Holding two degrees in Finance and Management, she is the recipient of the Nigerian Writer’ Award 2015 for Best Faith Fiction Writer. In 2017, she was short listed for the Diaspora Writer of the Year. A few years ago, she was named one of the 100 Most Influential Nigerian Writers Under 40.
Unoma wears numerous hats but the one she’s most proud of is, mother of two kids and wife to her film director husband. She juggles this with co-running her entertainment company KevStel Productions & Publications, hosting her podcast; Pressed Not Crushed and speaking to Christian Entrepreneurs through her Expectant Living platform.
Her readers are in love with her unique way of telling stories that capture the essence of her present home base in the USA and her Nigerian culture. You can catch her writing from the comfort of her bedroom nook with a pack of pepperoni slices and a cup of java.