Ndũcũ wa Ngũgi
Ndũcũ wa Ngũgi has a B.A. in Black Studies from Oberlin College, a M.Ed. and an Ed.S in Teacher Leadership from Mercer University. He is the author of City Murders (2014) and The Dead Came Calling (2019), both published by East African Educational Publishers. City Murders was short-listed for the Jomo Kenyatta Prize in Literature (2015). His commentaries on social issues have appeared in The Guardian, The Daily Nation (DN2 Kenya), and Business Daily Africa, Pambazuka News, Wajibu, PalaPala, Education News and other online journals. His short stories have appeared in the St. Petersburg Review, (Issue 4/5, 2012), The East African, and The New Black Magazine. His work has also appeared in translation in the Swedish magazine Karavan. His second novel, Saranya, a sequel to City Murders, is forthcoming from EAEP. He is currently working on a third novel and a new mystery series. Nducu is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and lives in Holbrook, Long Island, New York with his wife and daughter.