Thirteen (13) poets have been accepted for the first IBPF mentorship/residency programme. These writers will be paired with mentors for Six (6) weeks after which some of them, based on their performance, will move on to the next phase which is a residency in Ibadan, Oyo State.

The mentorship programme offers an opportunity for established poets to guide and mentor emerging poets into the next phase of their artistic practice.

Here is a list of the participants:

  • Adedapo Treasure Adeniruju
  • Ahmed Hussain
  •  Chiamaka Faustina Offor
  •  Chibueze Darlington Anuonye
  •  Faith Emmanuel
  •  Lydia Osinowo
  •  Maryam Aliko Mohammed
  •  Saint-Philemon Adetola Okunlola
  •  Stanley Princewill McDaniels
  •  Sunday Victor Akwu
  •  Tolulope Ibukun
  •  Tope Salaudeen-Adegoke
  •  Winifred Binogun

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