Isaiah Gbenga Adepoju

Isaiah Gbenga Adepoju

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Isaiah Gbenga Adepoju, 18, is a writer from Osun State, Nigeria, recipient of the HIASFEST Star Prize 2022 to hold an address alongside the Nobel Wole Soyinka. He’s a contributor or interviewer for Literature Voices Journal, Ekonke Magazine, Applied Worldwide USA, Patchwork Magazine USA and Augment Review USA. He was longlisted for Africa Writers’ Award 2018; won the Pengician Chapbook Prize 2021; has been published in Aster Lit, Artmosteriffic, Institute of African Studies NSUKKA, Shallow Tales Review, and elsewhere. He’s an aspiring student of Literature in English at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.