O-Jeremiah Agbaakin holds an LL. B degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His poems are recently published or forthcoming in Poet Lore, Pleiades, North Dakota Quarterly, Cordite, The Malahat Review, RATTLE, South Dakota Review, The South Carolina Review, West Branch, Poetry NorthWest, and Notre Dame Review among others. He has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, and his manuscript “The root of the word babble is babel” was a finalist for the 2020 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets. He has served as editor/reader for Africa in Dialogue, PANK magazine, and Jalada Africa.