Lola Olufemi

writer and researcher
Lola Olufemi is a black feminist writer and researcher from London. She is co-author of A FLY Girl's Guide to University (Verve Poetry Press, 2019), author of Feminism Interrupted: Disrupting Power (Pluto Press, 2020) and Experiments in Imagining Otherwise (Hajar Press, 2021). She is a member of 'bare minimum', an interdisciplinary anti-work arts collective, and the recipient of the 2020 Techne AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership between The Stuart Hall Foundation, CREAM, and Westminster School of Arts.
Her work focuses on the uses of the imagination in revolutionary cultural production; its relationship to futurity, political demands, and 'imaginative-revolutionary potential'. Her short story, "Red," was shortlisted for the 2020 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing prize. She tweets at @lolaolufemi_ and is represented by Emma Paterson at Aitken Alexander Associates. Alongside writing, she facilitates reading groups and workshops, occasionally curates, and is volunteer coordinator at the Feminist Library.


Felipe Vivero, Old New Suns, inspired by
Felipe Vivero, Old New Suns, inspired by Octavia E. Butler, There is nothing new under the sun but there are new suns, image, 2024