A-dZiko Simba Gegele
A-dZiko Simba Gegele is a prize-winning writer whose work has been published in diverse international anthologies. Her work reflects her Pan Africanism and has spanned multiple genres including poetry, fiction, and playwriting. She has also written for radio and the screen.
She completed a residency at the prestigious Yaddo Artists’ Retreat and participated in the Cropper Residency and Calabash Writers Workshops. A-dZiko is also a storyteller and workshop facilitator.
Of Jamaican and Nigerian parentage, A-dZiko is recognized as a dynamic force on the Jamaican spoken word stage. Her musicality, rhythms, tones and vocal range make her a riveting reader, conjuring the people and places of her imaginary world.
Her work has gleaned awards from the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission, the Observer Literary Arts Magazine, and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Commission. All Over Again is her first novel.