New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tatu)
by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani
Publication Date: Apr 12, 2016
List Price: $29.95
Format: Paperback, 300 pages
Imprint: Akashic Books
Publisher: Akashic Books
Parent Company: Akashic Books
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The box set is an annual project started in 2014 to ensure the continued publication of new chapbooks by African poets. The series seeks to identify the best poetry written by African poets working today, especially those poets who have not yet published their first full-length book of poetry.The eight poets included in this box set are: D.M. Aderibigbe, Gbenga Adesina, Kayombo Chingonyi, Safia Elhillo, Chielozona Eze, Nyachiro Lydia Kasese, Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, and Hope Wabuke; with an introduction by Dawes & Abani.
Kwame Dawes is the Ghanian-born, award-winning author of eighteen collections of poetry. He currently teaches as the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Chris Abani, a Nigerian-born, award-winning poet and novelist, currently teaches at Northwestern University in Chicago.
- Poetry / African
- Poetry / Anthologies (Multiple Authors)
- Poetry / Subjects & Themes / General
- Social Science / Black Studies (Global)