Samuel Junior Irusota is a multiple award winning Nigerian Poet, author and lawyer. He is the author of a Boy's Body Is War. He is also the author of two chapbooks entitled the day God died and innocent murderers. He won the Wakaso Poetry Contest in March 2020. He won the Clash of Pens Poetry Contest in 2019. He was a joint Winner of the Poets in Nigeria Food Poetry Contest in 2018. He was Shortlisted for the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize in 2019 and the ZI Prize for Literature in 2019. He was Shortlisted for the Poetically Written Prose Contest in 2018 and the Nigerian students Poetry Prize in 2018.
His works have appeared in Merak magazine, Trouvaille Review, Journal Nine, Tush magazine, Praxis magazine, inverse Journal, and Indian periodical. He believes that poetry is a tool with which we can change the world. He writes from Edo State Nigeria.