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New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tatu)
by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani

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    List Price: $29.95 (store prices may vary)
    Format: Paperback
    Classification: Fiction
    Page Count: 300
    ISBN13: 9781617754517
    Imprint: Akashic Books
    Publisher: Akashic Books
    Parent Company: Akashic Books

    Book Description:

    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.

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