Omolola’s poetry and short stories have appeared in or are forthcoming from several literary journals/magazines and anthologies.


Zimbabwe, 1981. The Massachusetts Review, Vol. 45, Issue 1, Spring 2004.
Memories of Ibadan; Interview. Wasafiri, Vol. 20, Issue 46, Winter 2005.
Eyewitness. The Indiana Review, Volume 27, Issue 2, Winter 2005.
Niger-Delta Life. Dance the Guns to Silence: 100 Poems for Ken Saro-Wiwa, flipped eye publishing, November 10, 2005.
Civil Rights 2002. The American Poetry Review, Volume 36, Issue 3, May/Jun 2007.

Short Stories

Fodo’s Better Half. Farafina, 2007.
Area Boy Rescue. New Writing from Africa 2009, a collection of PEN/Studzinski Award finalists’ stories, Johnson and KingJames Books, October 15, 2009.
Reflections from the Hood of a Car. Camera Obscura, 2012.
Jollof Rice and Revolutions. Ploughshares, Issue 133, Summer 2017.


Jollof Rice and Other Revolutions. Forthcoming, November 2022 from Amistad.