Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi

Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi is a biomedical informatics researcher and short-story writer. She is currently working on a linked short-story collection that chronicles the lives of three women in Nigeria, the US, and Poland. Omolola was born and raised in Ibadan, Nigeria, and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Alejandro. Her story, “Area Boy Rescue” was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Studzinski Literary Award. It appears in the collection New Writing from Africa 2009 (Johnson & KingJames Books, 2009).

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