Kola Tubosun obtained an MA in Linguistics from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (2012) and a Bachelor’s from the University of Ibadan (2005). He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2009. He writes from Lagos, Nigeria, where he works as a writer and linguist. He is the founder of YorubaName.com, and his writings can be found on KTravula.com. In 2016, he was awarded the “Special Prize” of the Premio Ostana, in Cuneo Italy, for his work in indigenous language advocacy, becoming the first African to be so honoured.