E. E. Sule (known in the academia as Sule Emmanuel Egya) is professor of African Literature and Cultural Studies, teaching in Department of English, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Nigeria. He writes fiction and poetry. His first novel Sterile Sky (2012; winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize for African region, and longlisted for the NLNG Nigeria Prize and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize) is published by Pearson Education in the African Writers Series in 2012. His poetry and short story volumes include What the Sea Told Me (2009; winner of ANA Gabriel Okara Prize), Dream and Shame (2006), Naked Sun (2006), and Knifing Tongues (2005). His books of scholarship include Niyi Osundare: a Literary Biography (2017), Nation, Power and Dissidence in the Third Generation of Nigerian Poetry in English (2014), and Poetics of Rage: a Reading of Remi Raji’s Poetry (2011).