Omowalé Kétu Oladuwa

Omowalé-Kétu Oladuwa is a New York native, the son of Carrie and John Taylor, Margaret Fisher and Tyrone Foster, and the cultural student of “Chief” James Hawthorne Béy. He is the author and vocalist of Poetry discovered Oladuwa on death row where he calibrated his Afrikan identity and wrote himself anew. Married 33 years, the father of five earned a B.S. in professional theatre, an MSJ in journalism,and worked 25 years in those two fields. He blogs at rootfolks.com. His latest published works include: bone sutures—unwiring the mathematic of blackbody otherness (2017); in the tradition—all/ways moving freedom forward (2018); and nitefall: a c-19 radicalblues (2020). Oladuwa lives and writes from Fort Wayne, IN.

Omowalé-Kétu Oladuwa is a New York native, the son of Carrie and John Taylor, Margaret Fisher and Tyrone Foster, and the cultural student of “Chief” James Hawthorne Béy. He is the author and vocalist of Poetry discovered Oladuwa on death row where he calibrated his Afrikan identity and wrote himself anew.

Married 33 years, the father of five earned a B.S. in professional theatre, an MSJ in journalism,and worked 25 years in those two fields.

He blogs at rootfolks.com. His latest published works include: bone sutures—unwiring the mathematic of blackbody otherness (2017); in the tradition—all/ways moving freedom forward (2018); and nitefall: a c-19 radicalblues (2020). Oladuwa lives and writes from Fort Wayne, IN.