Adeeko Ibukun

Adeeko Ibukun is an award-winning Nigerian poet. He received the 2nd Prize for Sentinel All-Africa Poetry Competition in 2012, and his poem, “A Room with a Drowning Book,” won the 2015 Babishai Niwe African Poetry Prize in Uganda. Ibukun was a guest at the Lagos International Poetry Festival and Ake Arts and Book Festival in 2015. His poems are widely published or forthcoming both in local and international journals, including Sentinel UK, The Massachusetts Review, Open: Journal of Art & Literature, Rhino, Salamander Magazine, 20.35 Africa: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, Expound, Fortunate Traveler. He lives and writes in Abeokuta, Nigeria. He strongly believes every Nigerian youth has a political duty to help Nigeria find peace.