Zohab Zee Khan
Zohab Khan is an educator, spoken word poet, motivational speaker, didgeridoo player, and hip-hop artist. He is also the co-founder of The Pakistan Poetry Slam. Since 2006, Zohab has been building a formidable career in spoken word poetry, culminating in taking out the title of the Australian Poetry Slam Champion in 2014. In 2014 he was also a finalist in the International Poetry Slam in Madrid.
Zohab has made appearances at the Sydney, Auckland (New Zealand), Byron Bay, Bellingen, Ubud (Indonesia), Hong Kong, Bookworm Literary (China) and National Young Writers Festivals.
Zohab was also invited to perform at the world renowned Glastonbury Festival in 2016.
As an educator, Zohab’s poetry and self development workshops are in high demand and he has conducted over a thousand workshops in institutions worldwide. His workshops aim to inspire change and confidence in young people through spoken word poetry.
As a 4th generation Australian of Pakistani heritage and having been raised in rural NSW, Zohab has channelled his distinct life experiences into stories with the intent to educate. Zohab confronts a range of social justice issues from racism and socio-economic disparities. Zohab’s high energy and powerful words have left countless inspired.
2018 marks the release of his third collection of poetry, second book in Japanese and first studio album.