JJ Bola is a Kinshasa born (1986), London raised writer, poet, educator and workshop facilitator. He performs regularly at shows and festivals and has published two books of poetry. JJ Bola’s work is centred on a narrative of empowerment, humanisation, healing of trauma as well as discovery of self through art, literature and poetry. He believes that the true purpose of art is to expose the reality of this world and how to, most importantly, survive it. His debut novel No Place To Call Home is published by OWN IT!