Joe Okonkwo's novel JAZZ MOON, set against the backdrop of the Harlem Renaissance and glittering Jazz Age Paris, will be published by Kensington Books in 2016. He has published short stories in Promethean, Chelsea Station Magazine, and Penumbra Literary Journal. His short story "Skin" will appear in the upcoming anthology Best Gay Stories 2015 published by Lethe Press.
Joe earned an MFA in Creative Writing from City College of New York. He is represented by Malaga Baldi of the Baldi Literary Agency.