Eloghosa Osunde is a Nigerian writer and visual artist whose work often explores mental health, sexuality and the psychology of identity and interpersonal intimacies.

Eloghosa graduated from the University of Nottingham, UK in 2015. She is an alumna of the Farafina Creative Writing Workshop (2015), the Caine Prize Workshop (2018) and the filmmaking and screenwriting programs at New York Film Academy. Following the Farafina workshop, her selection of vignettes ‘Shapes’ was edited and published online by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. As part of the Writivism Mentorship Program, Eloghosa worked with 2016 Caine Prize winner Lididumalingani Mqombothi on her story story ‘And Morning Will Come,’ which was later longlisted for the 2017 Writivism Short Story Prize. She's since been published in multiple spaces, including the Writivism and Caine Prize anthologies; Longreads, Catapult & Berlin Quarterly. She is a 2019 Lambda Literary Fellow.

Eloghosa's visual art is experimentative. Using a self-developed, paint-inspired style, Eloghosa situates her visual art in the overlap between fiction and photography. Her work tests the limits of reality (who defines it? is it singular? does it matter?) and is interested in what remains of a story when the granular details of time and setting melt to a blur. Her visual art series 'And Now We Have Entered Broken Earth' has been exhibited across four continents so far, twice solo (once in Lagos and then in Russia); selected for the New York Portfolio Review and for Photoville's EmergiCubes (2017) as curated by The New York Times’ James Estrin and David Gonzalez. Eloghosa was awarded a 2017 Miles Morland Scholarship to work on her debut novel (still in progress). She recently finished work on VAGABONDS! — a collection of short stories — and is now represented by the Wylie Agency.

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