Zakia Carpenter-Hall

Zakia Carpenter-Hall is an American writer, tutor and critic living in the UK. Her poetry reviews and poems have both been published in Poetry Wales, The Poetry Review, Wild Court, Magma and elsewhere. She’s also had multiple reviews appear in Poetry London and on the Poetry School’s website. Human Ecologies (2021) is her ecopoetry film commissioned by The Scottish Poetry Library in partnership with Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival and Obsidian Foundation. She was the editorial intern for Magma 82 Obsidian, a former Poetry London mentee, Jerwood Bursary Recipient and London Library Emerging Writer. She has taught creative writing courses at Kingston University, Royal Holloway University of London and the Poetry School.

Zakia’s debut pamphlet Into the Same Sound Twice is forthcoming in April 2023.