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 was selected to attend the 2016 class of the Farafina creative writing workshop.
He is currently working on a collection of poems about Lagos. Most of his works have been published in Kalahari Review, Praxis Magazine, and on his personal website chikajones.com.