Links


To reach me for speaking engagements, literary readings, collaborative projects, feature writings, or interviews: kayodeolla@gmail.com


Arts Portfolio

– Cofounder & Editor-in-Chief of Bravearts Africa, a digital magazine of the arts

 

• Published Books

– My debut is a novel — Sprouting Again (Syncterface, London; 2011).

– Softlie (Syncterface, London; 2013) — a collection of love poems spun into a story — is my second work.

– My latest is a little interlude to my releases, in the form of a free poetry eBook on love & politics, Seven Loves, Seven Hates (Sanafrita, Nigeria; 2016).

– My forthcoming work is a book of psychological narratives, Hurting Hearts and Haunted Heads (to be released in 2018). Read here the opening epigraph page as well as an excerpt page in JPG formats.

 

• Published Literary Writings

– A short story here on Nantygreens

– A poem here on Blankpaperz

– Two poems here on Brittle Paper

– Three poems here on Sankofa

– A poem here on Book Republic

– A short story here on The Nifeminist

– A poem here on Naija Stories

– Also, a host of my other literary writings appear continuously on Bravearts Africa.

– My other literary writings like diaries, literary quotes and essays appear here on my blog.

 

• Interviews — of Writers, Artists & Journalists

– Of Emmanuel Iduma, writer & art critic

– Of Sumbu Chantraine Temo, Sweden-based journalist

– Of Kunle Adewale, award-winning artist & art educationist

– Of Atilola Moronfolu, spoken word artist

– Of Adébólá Ráyò, writer & art lover

– Of Kwabena Yeboah Angyare, Ghana-based writer & literary critic

– Of Ifeoluwapo Adeniyi, award-winning novelist and broadcast journalist (See in Bravearts Africa Free Downloadable PDF Magazine Issue)

Of Sola Adeaga, movie colorist, editor and producer

 

•  Reviews — of My Works

– Of Softlie, by Rahaman Toheeb Abiola on Rabtob Blog

– Of Softlie, by Carolyn Banks — as Guest Post on Kayode Taiwo Olla’s Blog

– Of Seven Loves, Seven Hates, by Babajide Michael Olusegun on Parliament of Poets Blog & on Bravearts Africa.


Picture: Kayode Taiwo Olla’s poem book Softlie in manuscripts, a silvery pen & a pair of glasses | Copyright © Kayode Olla

… heart issues & mind themes are my muse's fondest things