Yomi Ṣode

Yomi Ṣode is an award-winning Nigerian-British writer. He is a recipient of the 2019 Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowship and was shortlisted for The Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2021. His debut collection of poetry and short stories, Manorism, was published by Penguin in 2022.

Artists and writers remember ‘the people’s poet’, whose prolific career foregrounded the power of the pen in engaging meaningful social commentary