Theresa Lola

Theresa Lola

Theresa Lola is a British Nigerian poet and workshop facilitator. She is the joint winner of the 2018 Brunel International African Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the 2017 Bridport Poetry Prize.In April 2018 she was invited by the Mayor of London’s Office to read a commissioned poem alongside Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at the unveiling of Millicent Fawcett’s statue. Theresa has facilitated poetry workshops at St Mary’s University, as well as primary and secondary schools. Her debut collection is ‘In Search of Equilibrium’ released February 2019 published by Nine Arches Press, described as an ‘extraordinary, and exacting study of death and grieving.‘


Love & Dye

Poetry Evening with Theresa Lola