By Adedayo Agarau
Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau is a Nigerian poet and documentary photographer. He is a graduate of Human Nutrition. Adedayo was shortlisted for the Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize in 2018. He was the runner-up of the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize 2017. Adedayo is the Assitant Editor for Poetry at Animal Heart Press, Contributing Editor for Poetry at Barren Magazine. His works have appeared or are forthcoming on Gaze, Glass, Jalada Africa, 8 Poems, Hellebore, Headway Lit, Nitrogen House and elsewhere. Adedayo is editing a Nigerian Poetry Anthology. His chapbook, Origin of Names, was selected by Chris Abani and Kwame Dawes for African Poetry Book Fund, 2020.