Romeo Oriogun

Romeo Oriogun is the author of Sacrament of Bodies (University of Nebraska Press, 2021), short-listed for the 2021 Lambda Award for Gay Poetry, Nomad (Griots Lounge Press, 2022), which won the 2022 Nigeria Prize for Literature, and The Gathering of Bastards (University of Nebraska Press, 2023), a finalist for the 2023 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. He is the youth program coordinator in the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa and lives in North Liberty, Iowa.