Kola Tubosun has a Masters degree in Linguistics/TESL from the Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, USA (2012), and a Bachelor in Linguistics from the University of Ibadan (2005). He has worked as a professional linguist for over 8 years, as a language researcher for a few years more, and as a foreign language professor at the Southern Illinois University (as a Fulbright Scholar) from August 2009 to May 2010. He recently co-edited a collection of essays on African linguistics.
He has been published in Sentinel Quarterly, International Literary Quarterly, Subjective Substance, 234NEXT, The Nigerian Guardian, The Guardian UK, The Eintouist, The Alestle, Concelebratory Shoehorn Review, Maple Tree Literary Supplement, among others. His short story Behind the Door appeared in a 2010 short story anthology titled “Africa Roar”, available on Amazon. In his spare time, he writes a travel blog, and edits NTLitMag. His first collection of poems is titled “Headfirst into the Meddle” (2005). He enjoys photography, and he runs a new twitter account dedicated to exploring the fun and challenges of being a Nigerian English teacher.
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