Ayokunle Falomo


Ayokunle Falomo is Nigerian, American, a TEDx speaker & the author of two self-published collections: “KIN.DREAD” & “thread, this wordweaver must!” and a chapbook, “African, American” (New Delta Review, 2019). His work has been featured in print and online numerous times. He is the recipient of a fellowship from the MacDowell Colony, and his poems have been selected as finalists or winners for Fourteen Hills Press’ Stacy Doris Memorial Award, Flypaper Magazine’s Music Poetry Contest, The OffBeat’s Poetry Contest and Nimrod Journal’s The Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry.

Ayokunle was a runner up in the 2019 CBA Chapbook Competition.