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Biography

​Jumoke Verissimo is the author of two poetry collections; I am Memory, and A Birth of Illusion, which was nominated for the 2017 NLNG Prize for Literature. Her latest work, A Small Silence. won the Aidoo-Synder Prize (2020) and was also shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize in 2020.

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Author photo: Kenny Fags