Sunday, April 21, 2024

Osieka Osinimu Alao

Osieka Osinimu Alao is a Nigerian writer, poet, editor and academic. He holds an MA in Creative Writing from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. He was shortlisted for the ANA-OSUN-OAU Prize for Poetry 2015, longlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019, longlisted for PIN’s PWPC 2022, shortlisted for the Albert Jungers Poetry Prize 2022, First Prize Winner BPPC Soro Soke Edition 2022, and a winner in the Creators of Justice Literary Award 2022. His works are featured in Rigorous, International Human Rights Art Festival, Lumiere Review, Of Poetic Yellow Trumpets, Poetry Column NND, Synchronized Chaos, and elsewhere. He is @OOAlao on Twitter & Instagram.