Teju is available for readings, poetry performances, festivals & conferences.

Recent Work

New chapbook: to belong, written while in Israel/Palestine about the experiences of being Black in nature as well as historical pathologies based on identity. Download it here.

In June 2016 Teju compiled a short chapbook of African-themed poems, entitled We Become Africa. Download and read it for free.

A recording of Teju’s poem: ‘Poivre Noire’ can be heard here.

In the summer of 2015 Teju made a short, fun, and provocative adult book of Haikus, which is available  for download: Haikus For When He Can’t Get It Up.


IMG_1867Teju has been writing since age 6 following in the footsteps of her mother. A poet, essayist, and creative non-fiction writer, she has performed her writing around the world and her works have been anthologized in a few collections.