Niran Okewole

NIRAN OKEWOLE studied Medicine at the University of Ibadan and thereafter trained as a psychiatrist. He won the MUSON Festival poetry prize in 2002 and 2003, and the Sawubona MusicJam/Berlin International Poetry Festival prize in 2008. His poems have appeared in several print and online magazines. He has published two collections of poems, Logarhythms (2005) and The Hate Artist (2015), as well as a cycle of plays, The Watchman Trilogy (2006). He lives in Abeokuta.

Black Cattle, White Egrets: A Posthumous Review

A few deaths have rocked my world lately – notably Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Umberto Eco – but none felt so personal as Walcott’s. The first instinct, after the shock of Akin Adesokan’s retweet of Jeanne-Marie Jackson’s tweet, was …

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