Bassey Itam Asuquo is a Nigerian poet from Creek Town in Cross River State, Nigeria. He schooled at King’s College, Lagos; University of Ibadan; and University of Calabar respectively.
A co-founder of Calabar Literary Society (CLS), Mr Asuquo served on the judging panel of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) in 2017. He has also been the Chairman of the Festival Poetry Calabar (FPC) Local Organising Committee from 2016 till date. He loves reading, writing, drawing, philosophising, bird-watching, and listening to the radio.
Mr Asuquo has recently published an eBook of a collection of his poems titled ‘Prettyface Mary and Other Poems’. He currently lives in Calabar.