Saddiq Dzukogi, nonfiction * (Lincoln)

Saddiq Dzukogi is the author of Your Crib, My Qibla (University of Nebraska Press, 2021). His chapbook Inside the Flower Room was selected by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani for the APBF New Generation African Poets Chapbook Series. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Kenyon Review, Oxford Review of Books, Poetry Society of America, Gulf Coast, African American Review, Prairie Schooner, and Verse Daily. He has contributed to numerous anthology including More in Time: A tribute to Ted Kooser, Best American Experimental Writing and Orison Annual Anthology. In 2017, Saddiq was a finalist for the Brunel International African Poetry Prize. Before moving to America from Nigeria, Saddiq has won National recognition for his poetry publishing two poetry collections and performing across the country. Saddiq has won numerous fellowships and grants notably from the UNL, Ebedi Writer's Residency and Pen America. Saddiq lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.