Dzifa Benson

Writer | Producer | Performance Maker

 

Poetry, Prose, Libretti

Dzifa's poetry and stories have appeared in the several anthologies and journals including the following publications:

  Urban Myths and Legends: Poems About Transformations

Urban Myths and Legends: Poems About Transformations

  The Emma Press Anthology of Dance

The Emma Press Anthology of Dance

  Psycho Poetica: A "Faithful Distortion' of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho

Psycho Poetica: A "Faithful Distortion' of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho

  Birdbook: Farmland, Heathland, Mountain, Moorland

Birdbook: Farmland, Heathland, Mountain, Moorland

  Double Bill: Poems Inspired by Popular Culture

Double Bill: Poems Inspired by Popular Culture

  Split Screen: Poems Inspired by Film and TV

Split Screen: Poems Inspired by Film and TV

  The Manhattan Review

The Manhattan Review

  Tell Tales Volume 1: Short Stories

Tell Tales Volume 1: Short Stories

  Tangled Roots: True Life Stories About Mixed Race Britain

Tangled Roots: True Life Stories About Mixed Race Britain


Journalism

Some of Dzifa's music and poetry criticism, articles, essays and features have appeared in the following newspapers and magazines. She has interviewed everyone from jazz musicians to Hollywood stars and writes critiques on music, film, novels and poetry:

  Review of Blaxploitation: The Sequel, The Guardian

Review of Blaxploitation: The Sequel, The Guardian

  Interview with Roger Michell, director of the film Notting Hill, Evening Standard

Interview with Roger Michell, director of the film Notting Hill, Evening Standard

  "My London" article, Time Out London

"My London" article, Time Out London

  In Praise of Mills & Boon feature, Libertine Magazine

In Praise of Mills & Boon feature, Libertine Magazine

  Performance is the Thing essay, Philosophy Now Magazine

Performance is the Thing essay, Philosophy Now Magazine

  3 African Poets review, The Poetry Review

3 African Poets review, The Poetry Review

  Poetry Post Brexit article, Magma Poetry

Poetry Post Brexit article, Magma Poetry