Fidelis O. Mkparu

About Me

Fidelis O. Mkparu was born in Onitsha Nigeria, a Harvard-trained cardiologist who has written medical articles for both scientific and lay audiences. His novel Love’s Affliction, was a 2016 Nautilus Book Awards Silver Winner for Fiction, and a finalist for the 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award for Multicultural Fiction. His novel Tears Before Exaltation was a CIPA EVVY Awards Winner, Literary & Contemporary Fiction 2018.

He is a professor of Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University and a senior attending cardiologist at Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio. Previously, he was a Spaulding fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School.

He lives in Canton, Ohio USA.

My Books

Story Collection