Dami Ajayi, born in 1986, is a medical doctor, poet, short-story writer, occasional essayist, former blogger and book reviewer. His works have appeared in several journals in America, Canada, Cameroun, Europe and of course, his home country, Nigeria. His debut collection of poems was recently shortlisted for the prestigious Melita Hume Poetry Prize. He lives in Ilesha, Ife and Ibafo. He is working on a novella and a collection of short stories.