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Publication Day At Last.

At last, publication day is upon us: 1st October 2020, National Poetry Day! Locating Strongwoman is a portrait of unperformed femininity....

BRITISH VOGUE

Of all the things I though would give me bragging rights when I’m old and boring my niece and nephews with...

Translating Academia through Creative Writing

Poetry is how I make sense of the world. This the one answer that never goes away when I’m asked about...

Mama I’m in the Guardian!& I’m going to be published!!

For close to a decade now, people have been asking me if and when I’m going to publish a collection of...

White Review Poetry Prize 2018

  Christmas came early in 2018 when I was shortlisted for the White Review Poetry Prize, one of only 8 people...

Ilé La Wà promo on London Live

With less than a week to go before the 4 show run of Ilé La Wà at Stratford Circus, Tolu stopped...

Fighting To Be British

I wrote a blog for Refugee Week which begins: “Men the age of my father don’t cry in public, don’t watch...

What better way to celebrate Arts Council funding than with a press release?

ILÉ LA WÀ PRESS RELEASE Image can be downloaded here & trailer can be viewed here For IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 24 May...

Anthropology of Belonging – Learning to Trust the Process

'But this isn't really about language. It's about knowing yourself enough to present all of it to the world without shame.'

Learning to Trust the Process

What's meant for you will come to you. Sometimes very slowly but it will come. There are gems in the process, I'm learning to find them.