Akinfe is a contributor to G.R.I.T.S., Girls Raised In The South: "An anthology of southern queer womyn's voices and their allies," published by Freeverse Publishing. Click the icon for more details on how to purchase a copy of G.R.I.T.S. or send an order request to the Media Arts and Literacy Institute and make a payment via paypal to

Akinfe's work appears in Stand Our Ground: Poems for Trayvon Martin & Marissa Alexander, edited by Ewuare X. Osanyande (Freedom Seed Press, 2013). "All proceeds will be shared with the families of Martin and Alexander to aid in their respective pursuits of justice. Stand Our Ground is the definitive testament of a revolutionary generation. In this historic collection Black Arts Movement legends Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez, Haki R. Madhubuti and Askia M. Toure’ are joined by poets of all ages from across the United States and around the world representing countries in Africa, Asia, Europe as well as North and South America and the islands of the Caribbean." Click the icon to purchase a copy of the book or visit



Akinfe is a contributor to Maintenant 7: a contemporary journal of amazing Dada writing and art published by Three Rooms Press. Click the icon to purchase a copy or visit






Curve Magazine

The Nation's Best-Selling Lesbian Magazine gives Akinfe's latest book Swoon an astounding review!! Click the icon to subscribe or purchase the December 2012/Holiday Issue of Curve Magazine to read the review in its entirety! "Curve is available at thousands of retail outlets including: Barnes & Noble, Borders, Hastings, B. Dalton and Virgin Records, along with many independent women’s, gay and lesbian bookstores. The grocery stores Lucky and Albertsons carry Curve as well." Also available via the Google Play Store, Kindle and the Apple App Store for tablet lovers!



Critical Mob

Critical Mob highlights the Renegade Reading Series and Featured Poets - 9/13/12 @ LaunchPad in Critical Books Events in NYC! 






Flavorpill Highlights The Inspired Word Presents Titillating Tongues: NYC Erotica in Poetry & Prose event and Featured Artists @ (Le) Poisson Rouge- 2/24/12



Lamda Literary Foundation: Events  

The Groove Therapy Session @ Bluestockings Bookstore NYC - 1/9/12

Groove Therapy Sessions is a refreshing eccentric expression of poetry and music bound together by inimitable spirits. Featuring Juliet P. Howard, Helese                                            Smauldon & Akinfe Fatou           


Line Zero

Akinfe is a literary contributor to Issue Two of Line Zero, an independent print journal that publishes exceptional writing and art. Akinfe was also selected as a 2011 finalist in the Poetry Category.


Awarded Gorgeous She Wrote Honor for piece entitled "Beauty"


Featured Poem: "The Uncertainty"

        Atlanta INtown   

        INtown Gives the Scoop on AQLF 2011 | AF is 

        One of the Magnificent Poets Featured





POETS CORNER WITH MYKEL HUNTER - 95.9 FM Magic Baltimore (recording)

Mykel features "Sexy" by Akinfe, on her radio show






Featured Poem: "Quay"


GA Voice Highlights AQLF Event and Featured Artists


Featured in the February/March 2011 edition | "Good Morning, Evening Acts I and II" and "Illustrations" by Akinfe Fatou

SEXY (video)

Akinfe Fatou's Spoken Word Piece - "Sexy"