Nsofor Ugochukwu Godwin (B.1985), is a contemporary Nigerian creative writer and visual artist whose work explores socio-cultural, religious and economic global narratives. Although drawn by African cosmologies especially the Igbo of which he is more familiar. He is inspired by the relativity of Global cultural views and had traveled extensively across Malaysia, Finland, Norway, South Africa, Kenya, Sweden, Dubai and United State Of America seeking anthropological answers to issues like Race, Migration, money culture, survival, spirituality, and human consciousness. In 2018 he published his first book FINDING GOLD; a coming of age story about Migration, survival, money, and pop culture, set in Malaysia and Nigeria, currently selling on Amazon and Smashword. His book has been widely acclaimed for being truthful, audacious and eye-opening. He graduated from Anambra State University, Nigeria, in 2009 and obtained a BSc in Banking & Finance. His training in Banking opened his curiosity into global money culture and how to interpret his findings artistically. In 2009 he took different visual art courses and trained as a sculptor and painter at the Akademik studios of Art Asaba in Delta state. He believes that all the art is connected and finds expression in any medium from the Literary, visual and musical arts. This probed him into more dimensions of creative thinking, meaning-making, and writing. He lives and works in New York.
-Finding Gold – 2018 Reach publishers.
Workshops/residences and conferences.
Akademik studios of art exhibition 2009
Art and the community workshop.
He is now pursuing a second education at USIU (United States International University – Africa) in Nairobi, Kenya, where he is enthusiastically involved in painting, sculpture and kinetic moves. He believes that art can tell more than the verbal and uses his writing to paint pictures.
2019 — Nairobi–USIU Literature Prizes
2018 — Nairobi–USIU Literature Prizes
2016 — Nairobi–USIU Literature Prizes
2015 — Nairobi–USIU Literature Prizes
In pursuit of ones dreams, The Book; Finding Gold has become a bedrock for the younger generation. By Nsofor Ugochukwu Godwin