Saturday, May 25, 2024

Mujahid Ameen Lilo

Mujahid Ameen Lilo writes in English and Hausa. He majors in English Language at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. His works have appeared in The Lagos Review, The Nigeria Review, Ebedi Review, Kalahari Review, Daily Trust, Praxis, Konya Shamsrumi and others. He won the Wole Soyinka Essay Competition 2019 and a two-time winner of the BUK Creative Writers Contest. A shortlistee of the Aminiya Trust Hausa Short Story Competition, Lilo is also the first runner-up of the Nigeria Prize for Teen Authors 2020. A 2021 recipient of the HIASFEST Star Prize for the most progressive teen author in Nigeria, Lilo was a guest at Katsina Books and Arts Festival 2021, Lagos Book and Arts Festival 2020.