ISBN 9789782601988
Pages 240
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 1995
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

New Poets of West Africa

edited by Tijan Sallah

One of Gambia's leading young poets and writers is the editor of this collection of new voices of poetry from West Africa. The countries covered are Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. A brief biographical note is included on each poet, and a selection of their poems. The poets were selected as the most representative of the new and variegated scene of contemporary West African poetic creativity and life.

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