O-Jeremiah Agbaakin

India Downes-Le Guin

O-Jeremiah Agbaakin holds a law degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His poems are recently published/forthcoming in Beloit Poetry Journal, Guernica, Kenyon Review, Pleiades, Poet Lore, Poetry Northwest, RATTLE, Ruminate Magazine, West Branch and elsewhere. He placed second for the ​Grist Journal ProForma Contest, finalist for the Chad Walsh Chapbook Series (Beloit), Black Warrior Review Contest, and the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets. A former editor & reader for ​Africa in Dialogue, PANK, and Jalada Africa. He resides in Oxford, MS where he’s studying for his MFA at the University of Mississippi.