D.M. Aderibigbe is from Nigeria. He is the author of a chapbook, In Praise of Our Absent Father (Akashic, 2016). He has received numerous fellowships and honours from Fine Arts Work Center Provincetown, James Merrill House, OMI International Arts Center, Ucross Foundation, Jentel Foundation and Boston University, where he received his MFA in Creative Writing as a BU Fellow and a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship. His poems have appeared in numerous journals including Alaska Quarterly Review, Jubilat, Prairie Schooner, River Styx and elsewhere.