In this episode of The Poetry Experience, Zakiyyah Dzukogi reads two of her poems: “The Middle Of June, 1780“, published in Kahalari Review and “Winters and Summers“, published in Melbourne Culture Corner. Zakiyyah Dzukogi is a 17 years old Nigerian poet. She is the author of Carved (a poetry collection); winner of the Nigeria Prize for Teen Authors, 2021, a prize she had earlier won the second-place position in 2020. She is a winner of Brigitte Poirson Poetry Prize, 2021 as well as the Splendors of Dawn Poetry Prize, 2019. She has her works published or are forthcoming in Melbourne Culture Corner, Olney Magazine, rigorous, The Account, Mixed Mag, The Beatnik Cowboy, Kalahari Review, Spillwords, Sledgehammer, the Dillydoun Review, Tilted House and others.
Curator/Host: Haneefah Abdulrahman
Guest: Zakiyyah Dzukogi
Poems: The Middle Of June, 1780 and Winters and Summers
Producer: Tope Akintayo