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.