Ayomide ‘Wes Oriolowo is a Nigerian poet and essayist. He loves God and Counterintuitive thinking. His poem was longlisted for the Syncity NG’s ‘Poetry in Times of Corona’ 2020 Anthology. Some of his works are featured or forthcoming in Giallo Lit, Praxis mag, Kalahari Reviews, Odd Magazine, Feral Press, Mineral Lit Mag, The African Writers and elsewhere. He is the assistant curator of the PoetryColumn-NND, a poetry column of the national newspaper – NewsDirect, a SprinNG fellow and Mentor.
He enjoys the poetry of Pamilerin Jacob, Mahmoud Darwish and others on free days. You will either find him writing or worried about not doing enough of it. He can be reached on social media @ayo_soars or through a mail sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.