JOE OKONKWO

Author of the award-winning novel Jazz Moon

writer

Novel
Jazz Moon, Kensington Books


Short Stories
"Picnic Street," The New Engagement (Forthcoming Nov. 2017)

"Language," Chelsea Station

"Brushstrokes," Love Stories from Africa (Brittle Paper)

"Cleo," Storychord (2015 Pushcart Prize Nomination)

"Cleo," LGBTsr.org

"A Proper Welcome," Cooper Street

"A Proper Welcome," Shotgun Honey

"Skin," Best Gay Stories 2015 (Lethe Press)

"Skin," Chelsea Station Magazine

"Frou-Frou," Rind Literary

"Baby Boy," Keep This Bag Away From Children

"Eye Candy," Promethean

"Jazz Moon," (short story; precursor to the novel) Best Gay Stories 2009


Essays
"Harlem and Me," Read it Forward


Poetry
"Entitlement," Van Gogh's Ear

"Impressionism," Priapus

"Speakeasy," Anthology Magazine