Jaachi Anyatonwu is a poet, editor and publisher from Nigeria. His writings are inspired by everyday happenings and observations.
Jaachi began his writing adventure as a teenager, gaining unparalleled experience in creative writing, while also establishing himself as a poet. Influenced by writers such as Maya Angelou, Chinua Achebe, Shakespeare, Myles Munroe, Christopher Okigbo, Ben Okri, amongst others, he aspires to quake earth with his quill, while keeping tabs on efficiency, originality, consistency and accuracy.
He believes in the power of words and the use of same to tickle hearts, tackle subtle situations, tell untold stories and get one started, with poetry, pun and prose, and from an unpurpular perspective.
In 2015, he won the Pengician of the Year Award and in 2016, the Chrysolite Writers Poet of the Year Award. He is the author of many poems and non-fiction, anthologies, self-help manuals and creative writing aides. His works have been published in several print and online publications, including ACEworld Publishers, WRR, AllPoetry, Hello Poetry, Poetry Soup, Poem Hunger, Tush Magazine, and African Writers Magazine.
Jaachi’s works cut across many genres like poetry, prose, short stories, and music. He is noted for authoring the collection of peom SWEETNESS, which was published in 2017 by Poemify Publishers.
Jaachi Anyatonwu resides in Aba and works as an Editor, Web Developer Publisher.