Poetry Shelf celebrates the Ockham NZ Book Awards poetry longlist: Mohamed Hassan reads from National Anthem

Mohamed Hassan, National Anthem, Dead Bird Books, 2020

Mohamed reads a few poems from National Anthem

Mohamed Hassan is an award-winning journalist and writer who has lived in Egypt, Aotearoa and Turkey. He was the winner of the 2015 NZ National Poetry Slam, a TEDx fellow and recipient of the Gold Trophy at the 2017 New York Radio Awards. His poetry has been watched and shared widely online and taught in schools internationally. His collection, National Anthem, is longlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, poetry category.

Dead Bird Books page

Ockham NZ Book Award page

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