ISBN 9780981420592
Pages 74
Dimensions 210 x 148mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations
Published 2016
Publisher Botsotso Publishing , South Africa
Format Paperback

A Season of Tenderness and Dread

A collection of poems, photographs and meditations

by Abu Bakr Solomons

A collection of poems, photographs and mediations from South African writer Abu Bakr Solomons.

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About the Author

Abu Bakr Solomons

Abu Bakr Solomons worked as a teacher and principal for more than forty years in high schools and primary schools on the Cape Flats and continues to serve the educational community at various institutions on a part-time basis. He studied English language and literature at three different South African universities and abroad. His poems have been published in Tribute, Akal (the journal of the Congress of South African Writers), Poetry Institute of Africa, Botsotso poetry journals, Sol Plaatje European Union anthologies, Sections of Six (Botsotso), New Coin (poetry journal of Rhodes University, Grahamstown) and New Contrast. His debut collection of poetry A Season of Tenderness and Dread was published by Botsotso in 2016 and received a commendation from the judges of the Ingrid Jonker Poetry Prize in that year.