Zakia Carpenter-Hall is an American writer, tutor and critic living in the UK who enjoys working at the intersections of subject matter and artistic mediums. Both her poetry and reviews have been published in each of the following, sometimes in the same issue: Poetry Wales, The Poetry Review, Wild Court and Magma. Her reviews have also appeared in Poetry London and on the Poetry School’s website. Human Ecologies (2021) is her ecopoetry film commissioned by The Scottish Poetry Library in partnership with Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival and Obsidian Foundation. She was the editorial intern for Magma 82 Obsidian, a former Poetry London mentee, Jerwood Bursary Recipient and London Library Emerging Writer. In addition to having tutored at the Poetry School, she has also taught courses at Kingston University in London and Royal Holloway University of London.