NAME: PAMILERIN JACOB
BOOK(S): MEMOIR OF CRUSHED PETALS
PAMILERIN JACOB is a young Nigerian poet living in Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. The major themes in his poems include death, love, abuse, and mental illness. His primary goal of writing is first to ease internal turmoil, and also to shed light on the struggles of mental health patients in Nigeria. Pamilerin has won some local poetry competitions. His poem was shortlisted for the Ken Egbas Prize For Festival Poetry 2017. Pamilerin’s writings have featured in the Sprinng Literary Movement 2016 anthology ‘These Words Will Cure a Dead Man’ and the 7th issue of the PIN Quarterly Journal, 2017 and WRR Poetry amongst others. Some of his poems will also appear in the Best New African Poets 2017 Anthology set for release in 2018.
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