Hope Nwosu

Hope Nwosu was born on April 27, 1986 in Akpugoeze, Enugu, Nigeria. She received her BA in English and Literary Studies from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She worked as a class teacher shortly after graduation in 2010. She moved to Finland in 2012. Hope has worked in Finland as an English language teacher to immigrants, a leader of an International Book Club, an Ambassador for Responsibility Week. She speaks at events, seminars on topics such as: self-improvement, integration, African literature, motivation, anti human trafficking, among others. She writes short stories and novels. In 2014, her short story, “The Hairdresser” won the best short story award on StoryMondo. Other short stories like “Lost in the Ice”, have equally received accolades from readers and fellow writers alike. She also writes non-fictions. Her speech, “Humans are not just Numbers” was published in “We See You”, a human rights campaign book published in Finland in 2019. The themes in her writings include motherhood, migration, culture, nostalgia, identity, human rights, religion. Her works-in-progress include “When dreams Fade” (non-fiction), “SoldOut” (fiction), as well as a collection of short stories.

Lost in the ice

Text in English: Hope Nwosu
Translation into Finnish: Anne Ketola
Translation into Spanish: Daniel Malpica

Read in English by Hope Nwosu
Read in Finnish by Eeva Soivio
Read in Spanish by Daniel Malpica

Lost in the ice, in English

Lost in the ice, in Finnish

Lost in the ice, in Spanish

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