Greyhound Literary

Saddiq Dzukogi

Saddiq Dzukogi is a poet and an Assistant Professor of English at Mississippi State University. He is the author of Your Crib, My Qibla (University of Nebraska Press, 2021), selected by Carolyn Forché as the winner of the 2021 Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry, and the 2022 Julie Suk Award and finalist for the Nigeria Prize for Literature.

He is the recipient of numerous fellowships from the Nebraska Art Council, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Pen America. His other honours include the Wilbur/Gaffney Academy of American Poet Prize, the Vreeland Poetry Prize among others. His poetry is featured in various magazines including POETRY, Magma Poetry, Poetry Wales, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, Poetry London, Guernica, Georgia Review, Gulf Coast, and Prairie Schooner. He lives and writes from Starkville Mississippi.