Gboyega Odubanjo was born and raised in East London. He is the author of two poetry pamphlets, While I Yet Live (Bad Betty Press, 2019) and Aunty Uncle Poems (The Poetry Business, 2021).
Gboyega is a Barbican Young Poet and Roundhouse Poetry Collective Alumni, and a previous Roundhouse Resident Artist. In 2021, he was a recipient of the Eric Gregory Award.
He is an editor of the online poetry magazine bath magg and Co-Chair of Magma Poetry, for whom he has co-edited Magma 77 and is a co-editor of Magma 82.