Soonest Nathaniel is a multi-award winning poet, digital broadcast journalist and spokenword artist from Nigeria. He is the author of “Teaching Father How to Impregnate Women,” which was selected as winner of the RL Poetry Award. This Rhysling- and Pushcart-nominated writer was named a 2021 Langston Hughes Fellow at the Palm Beach Festival and has served as Poet Laureate for the Korea Nigeria Poetry Festival. His works appear or are forthcoming in Rattle, Off the Coast Magazine, Silver Blade Poetry, The Pedestal Magazine, FIYAH, Ilanot Review, Rockford Review, Evocations Review, The Elevation Review, Tulsa Review, Lit Lite One, Idle Ink, Icefloe Press, Northridge Review, Qmaker, Headline Poetry and Press, Coffinbell, Praxis Online, Raven Chronicles, Wiki Column, Saraba, Loudthotz, Reverbnation, Elsewhere, Feral Poetry, The Elephant, Scintilla, Erbacce UK, Kalahari Review, WRR, Sentinel Nigeria, and many more. When he is not scribbling in his blue house, Soonest spends time listening to the music of the spheres or reading the stars.