NAME: PAMILERIN JACOB
- Ken Egbas Prize For Festival Poetry 2017 (shortlist)
Pamilerin Jacob is a Nigerian poet & mental health enthusiast. He writes to ease internal turmoil & also to shed light on the struggles of the mentally ill. He was shortlisted for the Ken Egba Prize For Festival Poetry 2017 and the winning list of PIN Food Poetry Contest 2018. Pamilerin’s writings have featured in “These Words Will Cure a Dead Man” an anthology by Sprinng Literary Movement 2016, the Best “New” African Poets 2017 Anthology, the PIN Quarterly Journal (7th Issue), WRR Poetry, The Quill Babcock, and Praxis Magazine amongst others, all under the name Olawale Ibiyemi.
Author of two collections – Memoir of Crushed Petals (2018) & Gospels of Depression (2019), Pamilerin is a staunch believer in the powers of critical thinking, Khalil Gibran’s poetry & chocolate ice cream. Instagram: @jacques_wharley |Twitter: @IbiyemiOlawale