Name: Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau
FOR BOYS WHO WENT, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2016
Genre: Poetry, Prose
Pulse Student Poetry Prize (2015)
Tony Tokunbo Fernandez International Poetry Prize in 2014
Brigitte Pooirson Poetry Contest (July) in 2015
Eriata Food Poetry Contest in 2016.
Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau is a Nigerian food nutritionist from the uphill area of Oke Agbo in Ijebu Igbo, Ogun state. He was born in Ibadan. Adedayo started writing poetry in 2013. He has won several writing awards including the ‘What Can Words Do’ challenge in 2013, the Pulse Student Poetry Prize and the Tony Tokunbo Fernandez International Poetry Prize in 2014, the Brigitte Pooirson Poetry Contest (July) in 2015 and the Eriata Food Poetry Contest in 2016. In 2013, he compiled a collection of political poetry, Epistle of Lies, which featured a hundred poets. Adedayo’s words have been published on Kalahari, Sankofa, WRR, African Writers, Praxis Magazine, and several other platforms.
He lives in and Writes from Ibadan.
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