Ola lives and works in London. She spent three years taking intermediate and advanced writing courses at the Centerprise Literature Development project in Hackney before recently completing an MA this year in Creative writing at the University of East London.
In 2008 her short story The Pink House, won first prize in the National words of colour competition and another short story of hers The Go- slow Journey, has recently the first prize in the fiction category for Wasafiri’s New writing prize 2009. Some of her short stories feature on the African writing.com website and some of her poetry has featured in an anthology by Forward Press.
She is currently working on a collection of short stories based on the African experience, and a novel – a cross cultural romance that explores the social, political, cultural and historical ties that bind and divide the cultures.
More of her work can be found on www.olaawonubi.com