Zephaniah, Benjamin (Obadiah Iqbal)
ZEPHANIAH, Benjamin (Obadiah Iqbal)
ZEPHANIAH, Benjamin (Obadiah Iqbal). British, b. 1958. Genres: Plays/ Screenplays, Novels, Poetry. Career: Africa Arts Collective, Liverpool, England, writer-in-residence, 1989; playwright; recording artist; author. Memphis State University, TN, writer-in-residence, 1991, 1995. Publications: PLAYS: Playing the Right Tune, 1985; Job Rocking, 1987; Hurricane Dub (radio play), 1988; Streetwise, 1990; Delirium, 1990; The Trial of Mickey Tekka, 1991; Dread Poets Society (teleplay), 1991. RECORDS: Big Boys Don't Make Girls Cry, 1984; (with The Wailers) Free South Africa, 1986; Dub Ranting, 1982; Rasta, 1983; Us and Dem, 1990; Crisis, 1992; Back to Roots, 1995; Belly of de Beast, 1996. OTHER: Pen Rhythm, 1980; The Dread Affair, 1985; In a Liverpool, 1988; Rasta Time in Palestine, 1990; City Psalms, 1992; Talking Turkeys (children's poetry), 1994; Funky Chickens (children's poetry), 1996; Propa Propaganda, 1996, Schools Out, 1997; Face, 1999. Contributor to television and radio programs. Address: c/o Sandra Boyce Management, 1 Kingsway House, Albion Rd., London N16 0TA, England.