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Theresa Lola

Obsidian Foundations Director of Communications


Theresa Lola is a British Nigerian poet and writer. She graduated with a first-class degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Hertfordshire. After university, Lola took part in the Barbican Young Poets programme. Shortly after she was shortlisted for the 2016 Bridport Poetry Prize, and later won the 2017 Hammer and Tongue National Poetry Slam. In 2018, she was joint winner of the 2018 Brunel International African Poetry Prize.