Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún

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Narrating the Elsewhere: An Online Travel Writing Masterclass

Fortunate Traveller is a Nigeria-based travel journal that publishes and promotes itinerant narratives. We believe travel can be much more than just being away or on vacation; and we would like to hear more of black flaneurism and stories of travellers of all types. We want to curate an online travel masterclass based on these mission statements to engage seasoned travel writers and a new generation of travel writers, who…

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Reminiscing Travels: A Conversation between Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún and Adédàpò Treasure

Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún is a Nigerian linguist and travel writer born and raised in Ibadan, Nigeria. His writings and language advocacy have earned him a variety of recognitions including the 2009 Fulbright Scholarship, which initiated the experience that formed the backdrop of his new book, Edwardsville by Heart (2018); the 2016 Premio Ostana Prize, becoming the first African to be so-honoured, and recently, the 2018 Miles Morland Scholarship. Apart from,…

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