Yejide Kilanko

Born in Ibadan, Nigeria, Yejide Kilanko is a writer of poetry, fiction, and a therapist in children’s mental health. She currently lives in Ontario, Canada. Kilanko’s debut novel, Daughters Who Walk This Path was published by Penguin Canada, April 2012, and Pintail Books (Penguin USA), January 2013. It has been translated into German and Thai. Her next novel will be published by Penguin Canada, May 2014. In 2012 she was named one of the top five hottest up-and-comers on the Canadian writing scene by the Globe and Mail. Please visit