Created: 28th May, 2021

Amina Jama

Amina Jama is a Somali-British writer, curator and facilitator. She is an alumna of Barbican Young Poets, a member of Octavia Poetry Collective, and co-host of Boxedin Live. In 2018, her work was studied by third year literature students at the University of Bristol exploring a module on Law, Race & Literature. Her debut poetry pamphlet 'A Warning To The House That Holds Me' was published in 2019 by Flipped Eye Press and a recipient of a 2020 Eric Gregory Award. She was one of the five emerging writer-performers showcased in the Rising Stars anthology, highly commended in the 2018 CLiPPA. She worked with CLPE on the Poetry in the Primary Classroom project, in partnership with the Royal African Society.