M. Ayodele Heath
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Ayodele Heath is a poetry ambassador, who believes there is a poet living in every one of us. Editor of the anthology, Electronic Corpse: Poems from a Digital Salon (Svaha Paradox, 2014), he is recipient of fellowships to Caversham Centre for Artists (South Africa) and Cave Canem. A top individual 10-finisher at the National Poetry Slam, he is a graduate of the MFA in Poetry at New England College and a former McEver Visiting Chair in Writing at Georgia Tech.
His work has appeared widely in journals and anthologies and his full-length collection, Otherness, is available on Brick Road Poetry Press. Virtually, he lives at www.ayospeaks.com. Physically, he lives and writes in Atlanta.