Seven New Generation African Poets: A Chapbook boxed set by Tjwangwa DemaSeven New Generation African Poets: A Chapbook boxed set by Tjwangwa Dema

Seven New Generation African Poets: A Chapbook boxed set

byTjwangwa DemaEditorKwame Dawes, Chris Abani

Paperback | April 15, 2014

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This eight-piece boxed set, an African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) project, features the work of seven African poets, with an introduction by Kwame Dawes, APBF series editor, and Chris Abani.

The boxed set is an annual project starting in 2014 to ensure the publication of seven chapbooks by African poets through participating publishers. Publication is made possible through Slapering Hol Press, in association with APBF and the literary journal Prairie Schooner, with support from The Poetry Foundation.

The chapbook contains:
• Mandible by TJ Dema
• The Cartographer of Water by Clifton Gachagua
• Carnaval by Tsitsi Jaji
• The Second Republic by Nick Makoha
• Ordinary Heaven by Ladan Osman
• Our Men Do Not Belong To Us by Wasan Shire
• Otherwise Everything Goes On by Len Verwey

TJ Dema was an Honorary Fellow in Writing of the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, as well as Botswana's representative to the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad's Poetry Parnassus and a recipient of a Vermont Studio Centre Writers Residency. As a long-time affiliate of the British Council in Botswana, she participated in ...
Title:Seven New Generation African Poets: A Chapbook boxed setFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 9.4 × 6.5 × 1.6 inPublished:April 15, 2014Publisher:Slapering Hol PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1940646588

ISBN - 13:9781940646589