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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...

May I Never Be A Slave to Speed

Tjawangwa Dema (hereinafter “TJ”) is a force — the best kind. When the trifecta of her words, presence and wit hit...

Remember the Lessons Don’t Waste the Pain – Ozoz Sokoh

Ozoz Sokoh, also known as Kitchen Butterfly, is modestly described in her bio as a Nigerian Food Explorer. That title functions...

Locating Strongwoman

Growing up, I often heard my mother say ìwá kú ìwá ná nwa nkan tósọnù which translates loosely from Yoruba as ‘when you...

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...