Chika Jones is a Nigerian performance poet and budding theatre critic. In 2013, he won a National poetry slam and has been on some of the biggest stages ever since. In 2014, he was a guest performer for the Wole Soyinka at 80 cultural exchange and in that same year, he was selected to attend the Caine Prize Short Story workshop for the Port Harcourt Book festival. Between 2015 and 2016 he has performed poetry at the Lagos Book and Arts Festival, Lagos International Poetry Festival, Ake Arts and Book Festival and he were selected to attend the 2016 class of the Farafina creative writing workshop. In 2018, he performed his debut one-man play at the Lagos Theatre Festival. He is currently working on a collection of poems about Lagos. Most of his works have been published in
Kalahari Review, Praxis Magazine, TheBookBanque and on his personal website chikajones.com.