ISBN 9789996066788
Pages 160
Dimensions 210 x 148mm
Published 2021
Publisher Luviri Press, Malawi
Format Paperback

Napolo and other poems

by Steve Chimombo

This collection of verse contains poems from Malawi's foremost writer, most of which were written in the 1970s. Poet, fiction writer, playwright, and children's author Steve Bernard Miles Chimombo was born in Zomba, Malawi, and educated at the University of Malawi, the University of Wales, the University of Leeds, and Columbia University. Mythology and oral culture inform his poetry, and he frequently used both modernist techniques and wry humor to address political themes.

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About the Author

Steve Chimombo

Steve Chimombo was born and died in Zomba leaving his wife, daughter, two sons, and five grandchildren. He was educated in Malawi, Wales, England, and the United States of America. He held a doctorate from Columbia University New York, and an Honorary Fellowship in writing from Iowa University. He was Professor Emeritus in English at the University of Malawi. Chimombo was also poet, play write, short story writer, novelist, editor and literary critic.

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