Olufunke Ogundimu was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a PhD student in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas MFA International programme in fiction. Her short story “The Armed Letter Writers” won a 2019 Pushcart Prize. She is a 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing finalist and Miles Morland Writing Scholarship finalist. She has completed a historical novel, “Memories of Three Rivers” and a short story collection reluctantly titled “The Was Thing”.