Zainab Abubakar is a Nigerian poet, blogger, fiction writer, and photographer whose work focuses on loss, identity, mental illness, empowering women, and sometimes love. Her writing has appeared on Lunaris Review, MANI, Kalahari Review, and other online literary platforms. In addition, she was the winner of the TWMN female writers' contest for the poetry category in 2021. She considers poetry a means to transverse through life and whatever it holds. She is currently an undergraduate at ABU Zaria.
Zainab dedicates her free time to learning and reading poetry, capturing nature, volunteering whenever she can, and practicing the spoken word when she is not engrossed in studying biota and all things biology. She lives in Kaduna and blogs at shiequills.blogspot.com.
You can also find her tweeting at @xee_aboukar.