Bio: Tope Akintayo is a writer, anthologist, editor & publisher with special interests in art, creative industries, culture, and sustainability. He is the creator of The Moveee, a magazine of art and culture spotlighting, empowering, and fostering a community for the various expressions of creativity in people of colour. He’s also the curator and publisher of The Witsprouts Project, a publishing outlet dedicated to documenting the realities of contemporary human (primarily African and African diasporan) experience through the production of anthologies and books.
Lines of Work
Editorial Direction and Management. Literary and Art Curation. Indie Book Publishing. Website Design and Development. Journalism-based Copywriting. Art & Culture Reporting.
The Witsprouts Project (Curator/Editor 2018- ); The Moveee Magazine (Publisher/Editor 2022- ); Moveee Digital Consulting (Principal 2022- ); Bluu Interactive (Business Development 2019- )
Affiliated Projects: Kaduna Fashion and Art Exhibition (Magazine Editor 2019- )
Publications & Books
– A Broken People: A Poetry Chapbook (2022)
– The Moveee: Conscious Art (Issue 0, 2022)
– Twenty-20: Stories and Lessons from the Pandemic Year (2020)
– Affiliated Projects: Selves: An Afroanthology of Creative Nonfiction (Associate Editor 2018); KAFART Review (Editor, 2019- )