Eloghosa Osunde is a Nigerian writer and multidisciplinary artist. 

An alumna of the Farafina Creative Writing Workshop (2015), New York Film Academy (2017) and the Caine Prize Workshop (2018), Eloghosa's writing has appeared in multiple publications including Paris Review, Gulf Coast, Georgia Review, Guernica, Catapult & Berlin Quarterly and her visual art in Vogue, The New York Times and Paper Magazine. She is a 2019 Lambda Literary Fellow, a 2020 MacDowell Colony Fellow and the 2021 prose judge of Fugue Journal's annual writing contest.

Whether creating book covers for authors and art prints for fashion collections or writing monologues for theatre festivals and building immersive mixed-media exhibitions, Eloghosa's work honors medium as an integral part of artmaking. She situates her visual art in the overlap between fiction, photography and painting. Her work tests the limits of reality (who defines it? is it singular? does it matter?) by locating protagonists in intangible, alternate realms where the granular details of time and setting melt to a blur. Eloghosa's visual art has been exhibited across four continents so far- twice solo; selected for the New York Portfolio Review; for Photoville's EmergiCubes (2017) and was most recently at the National Museum in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Awarded a 2017 Miles Morland Scholarship to write their debut work of fiction, they are the winner of the 2021 Plimpton Prize for Fiction for their short story 'Good Boy.'  They are represented by the Wylie Agency and the author of VAGABONDS! which will be published in 2022 by Riverhead Books (US), Fourth Estate (UK) and Farafina Books (NG).

When not in their work, Eloghosa can be found on a dancefloor somewhere, moving deliberately into morning.

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