Kabura Zakama

Poet

Maiduguri , BO 600241
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Author's Bio

Kabura Zakama is a Nigerian writer and promoter of writing in indigenous languages. His collection of poems, The Man Lived, won the 1999 ANA Poetry Prize. He is a member of the Association of Nigerian Authors, Abuja Literary Society and Abuja Writers Forum. He has been published in several anthologies, including 25 New Nigerian Poets and Dance the Guns to Silence: 100 Poems for Ken Saro-Wiwa and is currently working on a collection of poems, Chant of the Angry. He is an international development and humanitarian practitioner based in North East Nigeria. 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
The Man Lived (Kairos Productions, 2004)
Prizes won: 

ANA Poetry Prize, 1999

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Birago Diop Kwesi Brew Lenrie Peters

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Garkida, AD
Nigeria
Adamawa
Raised in: 
Garkida, AD
Nigeria
Adamawa
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Last update: Jul 15, 2021