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Nigerian-born poet wins international human rights poetry award

Nigerian-born Irish poet, Lind Grant-Oyeye, has won the human rights poetry award from the Universal Human Rights Student Network (UHRSN).

Grant-Oyeye who has used poetry as a medium for highlighting social issues and has works published internationally, topped candidates from over 93 countries to win the first prize with her poem” M-moments.”.

M-moments looks at the issue of migration in the face of the refugee crisis.


The award was initiated to draw attention to the current refugee crisis in the world using a poetry meets politics  approach.

Grant-Oyeye’s main genre are poetry and short stories. She can be contacted via her author page on Facebook.

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