Art by Zaynab Bobi

Yellow Songs

About the Artist

Zaynab Iliyasu Bobi, Frontier I, a Nigerian-Hausa poet, digital artist, and photographer who is an undergraduate student of Medical Laboratory Science at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto. She is the winner of the inaugural Akachi Chukwuemeka Prize for Literature ’23, Gimba Suleiman Hassan Gimba ESQ Poetry Prize ’22 with a Pushcart and Best of The Net Nomination. Her works can be found in Strange Horizons, Fiyah Literary Magazine, Agbowo, Arc Poetry Magazine, Fantasy Magazine, Cutbank Literary Journal, Ake Review, Torch Literary Arts, Native Skin, The Deadlands, Isele Magazine, The Drift, Lucent Dreaming, 20.35 Africa, Trampset, Anomaly, and elsewhere. She is Poetry Reader at Rowayat, Review Editor at Northern Writers Forum Journal, and a Poetry Editor Intern at Visual Verse. She can be found on Twitter @ZainabBobi and Instagram @Zaynab_iliyasu_bobi.