The author, Tolu A Akinyemi is a man that is passionate about life. A self-taught talent, Tolu is a prolific writer with more than ten years experience, and his books (Dead Lions Don't Roar and Unravel Your Hidden Gems) have been well received by his avid followers. 


Born in Nigeria, Tolu currently resides in the UK – he is a creative thinker, change management agent and natural born leader.


His dedication to the written word has seen him mentoring students in schools helping them with transition. Tolu’ has headlined and featured in various Open Slam, Poetry Slam, Spoken Word and Open Mic events in the United Kingdom . He also inspires large audiences through spoken word performances, he has appeared as a keynote speaker in major forums and events in the United Kingdom and facilitates creative writing masterclasses to all types of audiences.

He is a trained Economist with a degree from Ekiti State University and a Masters from the University of Hertfordshire, where he represented the University in major forums and engaged with young people. 


A Christian, Tolu’s main aim with his books is to help people find the positive light and keep moving through life.

Tolu's new book, Dead Cats Don't Meow - Don't waste the ninth life is now available to pre-order on all Amazon marketplaces.

Tolu is proud to be a member of the North East England Chamber of Commerce.