Hafizah Geter

Hafizah Geter is a Nigerian-American poet and writer born in Zaria, Nigeria. She is the author of the debut poetry collection Un-American from Wesleyan University Press, nominated for a 2021 NAACP Image award, a finalist for the 2021 PEN Open Book Award, and long listed for the 2021 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize. Hafizah's full-length nonfiction debut, The Black Period: On Personhood, Race & Origin, is forthcoming from Random House, September 2022. She is a Literary Agent at Janklow & Nesbit and lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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