About Olufunke

Olufunke Ogundimu was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She is the Editor of African Poetry Digital Portal. She holds a Ph.D. in English with specializations in Creative Writing, Ethnic Studies, and Digital Humanities from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is a Caine Prize for African Writing finalist, and a Miles Morland Writing Scholarship finalist. Her short story, “The Armed Letter Writers” won a Pushcart Prize. She has received fellowships from the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop, FEMRITE African Women Writers’ Residency, Anaphora Residency, LARB/USC Publishing Workshop, Atlantic Centre for the Arts, and New York Foundation for the Arts. She is a graduate of the University of Lagos, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas MFA International programme in fiction. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Narrative, Massachusetts Review, Black Warrior Review, Obsidian, adda, Transition Magazine, New Orleans Review, JaladaAfrica, Asymptote, Johannesburg Review of Books, Red Rock Review, and other places.