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Samuel Kọ́láwọ́lé

Samuel Kọ́láwọ́lé

Samuel Kọ́láwọ́lé was born and raised in Ibadan, Nigeria. His fiction has appeared in Kweli Journal, AGNI, and Gulf Coast and in anthologies within and outside Africa, including Behind the Shadows: Contemporary Stories by African and Asian Writers, edited by Rohini Chowdhury and Zukiswa Wanner. His work has been supported with fellowships, residencies, and scholarships from, among others, the Norman Mailer Center, the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, and Wellstone Centre in the Redwoods. A past finalist for the Graywolf Press Africa Prize, he lives in Vermont, where he is completing an MFA in Writing and Publishing at Vermont College of Fine Arts. (updated (3/2019)


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