ISBN 9780797484900
Pages 614
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2018
Publisher Mwanaka Media and Publishing, Zimbabwe
Format Paperback

Best "New" African Poets 2017 Anthology

edited by Tendai Rinos Mwanaka, Daniel da Purificação

Best “New” African Poets 2017 Anthology is the third in a continuing series. In the 2017 anthology there are poems from 191 poets, 338 poems/translations and articles on poetry, in 13 African languages: English, Portuguese, French, Shona, Afrikaans, Kiswahili, Yoruba, Igbo, Akan Twi, Setswana, Mbesa, Dholuo and Spanish. The poets are from 40 African countries and the Diasporas with Nigerian poets dominating, but also there are substantial entries from Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Angola and Uganda. With the remainder of the poems coming from African poets based in Togo, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Cuba, Mexico, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Malawi, Tanzania, Ghana, DRC, Congo Brazzaville, Taiwan, Korea, China, UK, France, USA,  Gabon, Ethiopia, Switzerland, South Sudan, Sudan, Equatorial Guinea, Cabo Verde, Tunisia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda,  São Tomé, Brazil and Mozambique.

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About the Editors

Tendai Rinos Mwanaka

Tendai. R. Mwanaka is a multi-disciplinary artist from Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe. His oeuvre of works touches on non-fictions, essays, poetry, plays, fictions, music, sound art, photography, drawings, paintings, video, collage, mixed media, inter-genres, inter-disciplines etc. Voices from Exile, a poetry collection came out from Lapwing Publications, Northern Ireland, 2010, Keys in the River, a novel of interlinked short fictions came out from Savant Books and Publications, 2012, Zimbabwe: The Blame Game, a book of creative non fictions on Zimbabwe came out from Langaa RPCIG, 2013. A Dark Energy (full length novel) forthcoming from Aignos Publishing Inc. Work has been published in over 300 journals, anthologies and magazines in over 27 countries. Nominated, shortlisted and won some prizes and work has been translated into French and Spanish.

Daniel da Purificação

Daniel da Purificação is a citizen of the world. He loves to talk, love, read, think and write without relent. He is a professor and freelance journalist. His interests are broad range, including society, philosophy, politics, education and democracy. He has authored two poetry collections (THE ANGOPOEMS et INTERMITENCIAS) which he hopes to publish posthumously.

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