Deji Olukotun attended the MA in Creative Writing at the University of Cape Town. His work has been published in World Literature Today, ESPN Soccernet, The London Magazine, Grovel, The Space, Dialogue, Men’s Health, Triplopia, Litnet, OneShotZine, The African Journal of Conflict Resolution, and international law journals. When not writing, Deji is an attorney who works for an international development organization. He is a passionate soccer fan and a United States Soccer Federation certified soccer referee. His time is divided between Brooklyn and the small farm where he grew up in New Jersey.