D.M Aderibigbe

D.M Aderibigbe is a 23-year old Nigerian. An undergraduate of History
and Strategic Studies of the University of Lagos. His poetry and short
fiction have been published or forthcoming in 9 countries, in journals
such as Wordriot, The Applicant, Red River Review, Ditch, Kritya,
Thickjam, The New Black Magazine, Black Fox Literary Magazine, Torrid
Literature, Rusty Nail, Vox Poetica, Pyrokinection, Commonline and The
Faircloth Review, among others. He’s a die-hard Inter Milan fc fan.
His poetry is greatly influenced by Poets such as Octavio Paz, Seamus
Heaney, Kamau Brathwaite, J.P CLark, Ilya Kaminsky, Natasha Trethewey,
Naomi Shihab Nye, Maya Angelou, Gwendolyn Brooks, His Prose owes much
to Toni Morrison, Nuruddin Farah, J.K Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Helen
Oyeyemi, ZZ Packer, Nick Hornby, and Helon Habila, and his plays would
always be grateful to those of Wole Soyinka and Arthur Miller. His
poems have also appeared in a couple of anthologies including the
Kind-of-a-hurricane Press Christmas Anthology; Mistletoe Madness,
edited by poets A.J Huffman and April Salzano. He lives and schools in
Lagos.

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