Between the Lines: New-Generation African Poets
Between the Lines: New-Generation African Poets
Take in an evening of poetry written by living African poets who draw on oral traditions, the sophisticated exploration of many languages, and the historical realities behind their art.
Schomburg Center online
October 05, 2021 | 6:30 pm
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
New York, NY

About This Event

The program will include readings from each poet and chapbook found in the collection:

Ayan M. Omar bitter, and sweet

Edil Hassan Dugsi Girl

Lameese Badr Dust to Dust

Sara Elkamel Field of No Justice

Cynthia Amoah Handrails

Precious Arinze The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us So Far

Saradha Soobrayen In Her Deepest Sleep, Madam Lisette Talate Returns to Chagos

Kolawole Samuel Adebayo Invocations

Selina Nwulu Keep the Bodies Buried

Ajibola Tolase Koola Lobitos

Jeremy Teddy Karn Miryam Magdalit

Qutouf Yahia My Poets Don’t Die

Hauwa Shaffii Nuhu Sister

Image: Courtesy of New York Public Library