Ọbáfẹ́mi Thanni is a genre-bending writer whose works of poetry and fiction have received Pushcart Prize nominations. He is a reader at The Masters Review and spends his time between the cities of Ibadan and Lucille, making attempts at beauty.

Ọbáfẹ́mi’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Kissing Dynamite Poetry, Wildness, perhappened mag, IceFloe Press, Wrongdoing Magazine, Leavings Lit Magazine, The Bitchin’ Kitsch and elsewhere. He was the third-place winner of the Nigerian NewsDirect Poetry Prize and a shortlistee for The Christopher Okigbo Poetry Prize. His poems have also been nominated for the Best of the Net Anthology and featured as part of the Afro-Eros Anthology and We are Deathless: An Afropoetry Anthology.

He was selected as a finalist for EcoTheo’s Inaugural Short Fiction Contest and his works of prose, across fiction and non-fiction, have appeared in Barren Magazine, Oyster River Pages, World Institute on Disability, Vagabond City Lit and elsewhere.