Olufunke Grace Bankole

Olufunke Grace Bankole is a first-generation Nigerian American. After graduating from Harvard Law School and completing a Soros Advocacy Fellowship, she left law to write. Her fiction has appeared in Glimmer Train, AGNI, Michigan Quarterly Review, New Letters, the Antioch Review, Stand Magazine, and elsewhere. She won the Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers, and the Bread Loaf-Rona Jaffe Scholarship in Fiction. Olufunke has received several writing honors and grants, including an Oregon Literary Fellowship and a Pushcart Special Mention.

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