Photo by Femi Corazon

Omolola’s poetry and short stories have appeared in several literary journals/magazines and anthologies. Her first book was published in the fall of 2022.


Jollof Rice and Other Revolutions. September 13, 2022, Amistad Books. January 19, 2023, Trapeze Books.


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, Issue 8, January 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 Journal of Literature and Photography, Volume 5, 2012.
Jollof Rice and Revolutions. Ploughshares, 2017; 43(2):192-204.


7 Short Story Collections About the Dislocation of Migration. Electric Literature, Reading Lists, September 23, 2022.