Inua Ellams

Inua Ellams is a London-based, Nigeria-born poet, playwright, performer and graphic artist. He is the author of 

The right/write to roam

With "A Shooting Script 1987 #After Seamus Heaney"
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In Inua Ellams's new poetry and essay collection, #Afterhours (Nine Arches Press, 2017), the Nigerian-born British-raised spoken word artist reflects critically on issues of identity and history. As a child of the diaspora, he sees his literary development as a process of reconciling different strands of empire, resistance, and the creative friction that inevitable arises between the two. 


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