Dami Ajayi

Dami Ajayi is a poet, short story writer, essayist and medical doctor. His poems have been featured on BBC Radio 4, Prosopisia, World Poetry Book and Badilisha Poetry X-Change. His short stories have been widely anthologized in both print and online journals including Kalahari Review, Afreada, Jalada Africa, Gambit: Newer African Writing and ITCH Magazine. His non-fiction on music, culture and literature have appeared in the Guardian UK, Chimurenga Chronic, Die Zeit, Wawa Book Review, and Bakwa Magazine. He was the house critic for OlisaTV where he contributed more than 150 music reviews, profiles and commentary within three years. He currently maintains a culture column, The Good Doctor, on ThisisLagos.NG. He is the author of two volumes of poems, Clinical Blues (WriteHouse Collective, 2014) and A Woman’s Body is a Country (Ouida Books, 2017).


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