Niyi Osundare is a poet, dramatist, critic, essayist, and media columnist. He was born in 1947 in Ekere-Ikiti, Ondo State, Nigeria. He taught English at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria from 1989 to 1993, when he became Head of the Department. During General Abacha’s dictatorship, Osundare, a champion of free speech, regularly contributed poems to a Nigerian national newspaper, and thus was often visited by national security agents. In 1997, Osundare the University of New Orleans.
Mohammed Naseehu Ali was born in Ghana in 1971. He is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and Bennington College. Ali’s fiction and essays have been published in The New Yorker, New York Times, .
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