Discipline: Literature – fiction

Gbolahan Adeola

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Ibadan, NIGERIA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2019

Gbolahan Adeola is a writer from Ibadan, Nigeria. His short stories have appeared in The Southern Review, The Common, Gulf Coast, Transition Magazine, and elsewhere. While at MacDowell he worked on a novel and a collection of stories. He holds an M.F.A. in literary arts from Brown University, where he received the John Hawkes Prize and the Feldman Prize in fiction. He is a 2019/2020 fiction fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.



Gbolahan Adeola worked in the Star studio.

Funded by Alpha Chi Omega, a national fraternity founded in 1885, Star Studio — built in 1911–1912 — was the first studio given to the residency by an outside organization. To this day, Alpha Chi sorority pledges learn the story of Star Studio and its role in supporting American arts and letters. Beginning as a nicely proportioned…

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