Tolu’ Akinyemi also known as ‘Poetolu’ is an Architect, Writer, Entrepreneur, and a passionate Creativist. He was born in Akure, the sleepy capital city of Ondo State, Nigeria. He studied at the Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria, and then at the University of Greenwich, London.
His Poetry was short-listed in Verses From The Sun (2012); An Association of Nigerian Authors, Anthology, A Way With Words (2014); A Great British Write Off Anthology, The Big Society; A poetry stage play written for The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, London, and The Greenwich-Lewisham Young People’s Theatre. His writings have also appeared on other printed and online outlets. He has written three books ‘Your Father Walks Like A Crab’ and ‘I Laugh At These Skinny Girls’, and ‘Funny Men Cannot Be Trusted’, all ‘poetry for people who hate poetry’.
You can find Tolu on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter (@poetolu). He believes in ‘The Big Bang Theory’ TV Show, Google and Jesus (the Christ). Tolu currently lives in London, England.