Dolapo Demuren is a Nigerian-American poet from the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. He received his B.A. in Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University and M.F.A from Columbia University. His poems are featured in Frogpond Journal, Prelude Magazine, Small Orange, Zeniada and Stylus. He is the recipient of a scholarship from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. He currently lives in New York City where he is an English and Poetry teacher at St. Ann’s School in Brooklyn.