In this episode of The Poetry Experience Podcast, Ali Mamman Lawan reads two of his poems: My First Son is Pain, and The House.
Ali Mamman Lawan was born in Nigeria, Kano state, but has his origin from Yusufari, Yobe State. He attended John Gulson Primary School in Coventry, UK and was later enrolled in Musa Iliasu College, Kano after his return to Nigeria. He emerged as the best graduating student and successfully launched his first novel titled, “Tears on a Red Rose” on his graduation day. He is currently an accounting student at Skyline University Nigeria (SUN) He likes to read, write, travel and play video games. Besides being a young published author, Ali is also a poet and a spoken word artist who likes to take the stage. He is a member of various poetry and writing platforms including For the Love of Poetry (FLP), Young Creative Writers (YCW), Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), and Poetic Wednesdays amongst others.
Curator/Host: Haneefah Abdulrahman
Guest: Ali Mamman Lawan
Poems: My First Son is Pain and The House.
Producer: Tope Akintayo