Kola Tubosun: born in 1981, he obtained a degree in Linguistics with honors from the University of Ibadan (Nigeria). In school, he was the president of the
Union of Campus Journalists between 2002 and 2004. He has been awarded the Okigbo Poetry Prize and the Mac Arthur Foundation Scholarship among
others. His poetry has appeared in Sentinel Poetry, The MAG, Farafina, and elsewhere. He was Ibadan's Poet Laureate in 2004 and is the author of a
collection of poems called Headfirst In The Meddle. He is a technology enthusiast, especially language technology.
He also has interest in Swahili - a Eastern African language. He lives and works in Nigeria where he is also studying for a Masters degree.
His blog is: www.igwatala.blogspot.com
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