Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Poetry

The Life and Times of Lost Poems

By Kwabena Agyare Yeboah Title: The Road to Jamaica: Poems, 1968–1970, and New Poems, 2012–2013 Author: Syl Cheney-Coker Publisher: Karantha Publishing House and Sierra Leonean Writers Series Number of pages: 67 Year of...

A Poet That More People Should Know: A Review of A Book of Rooms by Kobus Moolman

By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: A Book of Rooms Author: Kobus Moolman Publisher: Deep South Number of pages: 98 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry To get a glimpse of the innermost spaces...

Cruel Bites of Insanity

By Su'eddie Vershima Agema Title: Bites of Insanity Author: Nsah Mala Publisher: Langaa RPCIG Number of pages: 115 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Poetry The African pen is a weapon of protest against societal ills....

Reassessing African Poetry Fifty Years after Song of Lawino

By Jumoke Verissimo Title: Song of Lawino Author: Okot p’Bitek Publisher: East African Publishing House Number of pages: 216 Year of publication: 1966 Category: Poetry It is fifty years since the book Song of Lawino first...

How to Enjoy Poetry without Understanding It: A Review of The Hate Artist by Niran Okewole

By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: The Hate Artist Author: Niran Okewole Publisher: Khalam Editions Number of pages: 67 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Poetry Reading Charles Bernstein’s essay on ‘The Difficult Poem’ is instructive...

A Marriage of Inconvenience

By Dami Ajayi Title: Nuptials at Vespers & Other Strains Author: John Ngong Kum Ngong Publisher: Langaa RPCIG Number of pages: 84 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Poetry John Ngong Kum Ngong is...

The Promise of Hope: A Review

By Dami Ajayi Title: The Promise of Hope: New and Selected Poems, 1964–2013 Author: Kofi Awoonor Publisher: Amalion Publishing Number of pages: 297 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry On 21 September 2013,...

Fifty Poems of a Nigerian Century

By Su'eddie Vershima Agema Title: Poems for a Century: An Anthology on Nigeria Editor: Tope Omoniyi Publisher: Amalion Publishing Number of pages: 79 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry Anthologies of diverse works by different writers...

The Poet and Her People

By Kwabena Agyare Yeboah Title: The Birth of Illusion Author: Jumoke Verissimo Publisher: Fullpoint Publications and Communications Number of pages: 83 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Poetry ‘Once upon a time in one’s land not far not near Pigs...

Botched Crossings

By Tunji Olalere Title: For Broken Men Who Cross Often Author: Efe Paul Azino Publisher: Kachifo Limited Number of pages: 70 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Poetry ‘This is for broken men who cross often, fallen soldiers born on...

American English Writer Preferred: A Review of Clifton Gachagua’s Madman at Kilifi

By Dami Ajayi Title: Madman at Kilifi Author: Clifton Gachagua Publisher: Amalion Publishing Number of pages: 60 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry Madman at Kilifi, Clifton Gachagua’s first collection of...

I Am Not Ashamed of Tears

By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: Let’s rain Author: Fatiha Morchid Publisher: Marsam Number of pages: 86 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry Fatiha Morchid’s Let’s rain is a volume of...

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