Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau is a Nigerian poet and documentary photographer. He is a graduate of Human Nutrition. Adedayo was shortlisted for the Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize in 2018, Runner up of the Sehvage Poetry Prize, 2019. He was the runner-up of the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize 2017. Adedayo is the Assistant Editor for Poetry at Animal Heart Press and the Contributing Editor for Poetry at Barren Magazine. His works have appeared or are forthcoming in Gaze, Glass, Jalada Africa, 8 Poems, Hellebore, Headway Lit, Nitrogen House, and elsewhere. Adedayo is curating and editing a Nigerian Poetry Anthology. He is the author of the chapbook “The Origin of Name,” included in New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba).