Many thanks to rob mclennan for interviewing Governor General Award-winning author Tolu Oloruntoba on his 12 or 20 questions blog. Here’s a sneak peak:
How did you come to poetry first, as opposed to, say, fiction or non-fiction?
Nursery rhymes would be the accurate answer, and my immersion in the Yorùbá culture that included ewì, poems that were mostly orally delivered.
Check out the entire interview here: 12 or 20 questions with Tolu Oloruntoba