ABAYOMI ANIMASHAUN is a Nigerian émigré whose poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such journals as 5 A.M., Drunken Boat, African American Review, Diode, and Southern Indiana Review, and he has served as a staff editor for the Red Rock Review. His honors include a grant from the International Center for Writing and Translation and a nomination for the Pushcart Prize. His volume of verse, The Giving of Pears, was selected as the winner of the 2008 Hudson Prize.
Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction
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“Abayomi Animashaun’s poems hum inside like a good cocktail. Their vivid, magical powers of witness lift up the world.”
—Naomi Shihab Nye