ADEDAYO AGARAU (@adedayoagarau ), documentary photographer and author of For Boys Who Went, is one of our Special Guests for the 2018 edition of the annual Words Rhymes & Rhythm Literary Festival – ‘FEAST OF WORDS’ scheduled for Saturday 1st December 2018 The International School, University Of Ibadan, Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State.
@adedayoagarau , author of For Boys Who Went, is a Nigerian documentary photographer and poet whose writings revolve around the themes of godhood, boyhood, distance and absence.
Adedayo’s works have been featured or are forthcoming on Kalahari, Brittle Paper, Gaze Mag, Allegro, Obra Artifact, Praxis Magazine, Jalada Africa, Sankofa Mag, African Writer, Click 042, One Jarcar Press, Expound Magazine, Geometry, 8poems, BarnHouse, Barren Magazine and elsewhere.
Adedayo was shortlisted for the Erbacce UK Poetry Chapbook Prize 2016. He is the Winner of the Eriata Oribhabor Food Poetry Prize 2015, Runner-Up Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize 2017 and Runner-Up, PIN Food Poetry Contest 2017. His poem, Stones, made the shortlist of 2018 Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize.
Adedayo loves to travel, read poetry journals, eat and work. He lives in Ibadan, Nigeria.
ADEDAYO will deliver a brief talk on: ‘Poetry in Time of Depression’.
Join him and his fellow Guest Speakers as well as other young Nigerian writers, performers, thinkers, artists, book lovers and lovers of literature at the one-day, free-entry literary festival which will feature performances (music, poetry & drama), discussion panels, award presentations, book readings and a lot of other fun activities. ...
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