Taiwo Hassan is a writer of Yorùbá descent, a poet, and a vocalist. A Best Of The Net Nominee, his poems have appeared in Trampset, Kissing Dynamite, Lucent Dreaming, The Shore, Brittle Paper, Dust Poetry Magazine, Ice Floe Press, Wizards In Space, and several other places. He emerged as the first runner-up for the MANI 10 year anniversary Poetry Competition. He's also an undergraduate student of Demography and Social Statistics at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ilé-Ifẹ̀, Osun State, Nigeria. His first chapbook, Birds Don't Fly For Pleasure, is forthcoming for publication by River Glass Books.