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Poetry for Africa

Poetry for Africa

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Published by University of London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

For children.

Statementcompiled by Ann Berry ; illustrated by Madeleine Robinson.
ContributionsBerry, Ann.
The Physical Object
Pagination79p., ill., 20cm
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18985567M

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The 20th Poetry Africa International Poetry Festival features participants from South Africa and around the world. The extensive week-long programme features performances, readings and book. It is not surprising that several world-class writers collaborated to bring the African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) to life. Nor is it surprising, given the vast number of prolific African American and African-born writers in America, that such a fund—whose mission is to celebrate and promote the poetic arts of Africa—could have its roots here.

"On Being Brought from Africa to America" is a poem written by Phillis Wheatley, published in her poetry collection "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral." The poem describes Wheatley's experience as a young girl who was enslaved and brought to the American colonies in You can make a regular submission to Africa Poetry Magazine once per submission period. Accepted poems will be published online in A frica Poetry Magazine. Eventually, poems may be collected into a free online book to be published in the Wax Poetry and Art Library, and / or a print book to be made available for sale.


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The African Poetry Book Fund, in partnership with Prairie Schooner and the University of Nebraska, promotes and advances the development and publication of the poetic arts through its book series, contests, workshops, and seminars and through its collaborations with publishers, festivals, booking agents, colleges, universities, conferences and all other entities that share an interest in the.

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We carefully review the practices and policies of each contest before including it in the Writing Contests. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: v, pages ; 23 cm. Contents.Liyou Libsekal is an Ethiopian poet who spent a number of years in the U.S before returning home to Addis Ababa.

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