Kányinsọ́lá Ọlọ́runníṣọlá (anglicized spelling: Kanyinsola Olorunnisola) is an experimental writer of Yoruba descent. His work has appeared on Al Jazeera, in FIYAH, Popula, and Harvard University’s Transition. He is the recipient of the 2023 AWP Intro Journals Award for Creative Nonfiction, the 2023 Don F. Hendrie Jr. Prize in Fiction, a 2020 Speculative Literary Foundation Diverse Writers Grant, the 2020 K&L Prize for African Literature, the 2022 OutWrite Chapbook Prize, a 2022 Best of the Net Anthology inclusion, and a Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship. He was a finalist for the 2023 Loraine Williams Prize for Poetry, the 2023 Evaristo Prize for African Poetry (formerly Brunel), the 2020-2021 Glass Chapbook Series Contest, the 2021 Gerald Kraak Prize, the 2022 and 2023 Jerome K. Phipps Prize for Poetry, and the 2019 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction. He has published two chapbooks: In My Country, We’re All Crossdressers (Praxis, 2018) and Shakespeares in the Ghetto (neon hemlock, 2023). He is an MFA candidate at the University of Alabama, where he is working on a voodoo-inspired novel.