Best “New” African Poets 2015 Anthology Edited by Tendai R Mwanaka and Daniel da Purifacacao
18 Jan 2016
Consisting of 214 poems and 79 poets, from over 23 African countries and the diasporas, Best “New” African Poets 2015 Anthology: Poetry Progeria contains poems that deal with a panoply of issues, feelings, thoughts, ideas, beliefs…, on identity, Africanness (Blackness, Whiteness, Arabic, Asian…), culture, heritage, place, politics, (mis)governance, corruption, exile, loss, memory, spirituality, sex, gender, love, the individual and many others. It travels from Cape to Cairo, Monrovia to Nairobi, rooms in the beautiful Moroccan Sahara desert, pastoral idyllic Savannas, the rainy equatorial rainforests and then flies into the Diasporas as each poet speaks his/her own story of the Africa that she/he knows, dreams and envisions with protective pride and resolute dedication.
Poetry by PEN SA members Christine Coates and Abigail George is featured in this collection.
Date of Publication: December 2015
Publisher: Langaa RPCIG