Olumide Popoola

“London-based Olumide Popoola is a Nigerian-German writer. Her publications include essays, poetry, hybrid and experimental texts, a novella, a play text, a short story collection, as well as recordings in collaboration with musicians. Olumide has a PhD in Creative Writing and has lectured in creative writing at various universities.

Olumide presents internationally as author, speaker and facilitator.
Keen to nurture the next generation of LGBTQ+ writers she created the Arts Council England funded mentoring and creative writing scheme for emerging LGBTQ+ writers, The Future is Back.

Her critically acclaimed novel When We Speak of Nothing was published by Cassava Republic Press in 2017. Like Water Like Sea is her second full-length novel.