Zia Ahmed

Zia Ahmed is an emerging poet and theatre performer. The 2011 champion of the Roundhouse Poetry Slam, he has appeared at a number of poetry events, including Tongue Fu, Elephant in the Hub and bang said the gun. He's a member of the Elephant collective, a group of writers, poets, rappers, visual artists, producers and storytellers. He was climate poet in residence for Cape Farewell for 2014/2015, and has performed at the Southbank Centre in a London Literature Festival event curated by Kate Tempest.