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JJ Amaworo Wilson



Claudia Dextre

JJ Amaworo Wilson is a German-born Anglo-Nigerian-American writer. Based in the US, he has lived in 11 countries and visited over 70. He is a prizewinning author of several books about language and language learning, and his short fiction, essays, and poetry have been published by Penguin, The New York Journal of Books, Johns Hopkins University Press, A Public Space, and numerous literary magazines in England and the US. His plays have been produced on four continents, most recently in Gaza, Palestine (2021), and his first novel, Damnificados, based on the Tower of David in Caracas, won four awards and was an Oprah Top 10 pick. His most recent book is Nazaré: a novel. He is the writer-in-residence at Western New Mexico University, Silver City.

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Books:
Nazaré
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
PM Press
September 2021
ISBN 9781629639086
320 pages

Damnificados
A Novel
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
PM Press
January 2016
ISBN 9781629631172
274 pages

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