Timilehin Alake

PhD student in Comparative Literature; track for international writers
research interests:
  • African Literature and Fiction
  • Post-Colonial Theory
  • Cosmopolitanism and Afropolitanism
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    • Washington University
    • CB 1107
    • One Brookings Drive
    • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Timilehin Alake graduated from Texas Tech University with a master's degree in English Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing.

    He writes fiction based on African culture, lores, and customs; and studies the representation of these same elements in African diaspora fiction. Timilehin spends his time writing short stories, enjoying 90s R&B, pop, rock, and afrobeats, and painting.