Onyeka Nwelue of Blues & Hills Pictures Ltd is the founder of Hattus Books, a leading publisher of non-fiction, fiction and poetry.
Nwelue is a producer and fiction film director. In August 2016, Nwelue released The House of Nwapa, a documentary on Flora Nwapa, considered Africa’s first female writer.
Nwelue has created a successful career producing true-story films such as Agwaetiti Obiụtọ, The Great Masturbator and the upcoming film, Umfokazi.
Nwelue has a long history of producing critically acclaimed features and documentaries including Ejima, his take on identical twins.
David Nnanna C. Ikpo
Editorial Director/Commissioning Editor
David Nnanna C. Ikpe is a Nigerian lawyer and storyteller. His debut novel Fimisile Forever was shortlisted for the LAMBDA Literary Prize for Best Gay Fiction 2018. He is presently a doctoral candidate and communications officer at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria. He is a member of the Queer Space Collective, a collaborative initiative between the Centre for Human Rights and Centre for Sexualities AIDS & Gender, with the vision of making the University of Pretoria safer and more inclusive of queer identity and expression through creative writing expressions. In his spare time he runs his personal blog ‘Letters to My Africa’ (nnannaikpo.blogspot.com).
He served as a co-organiser during the first pan-African virtual queer pride celebration, Pride Afrique.