Tag: Cheswayo Mphanza

  • Cheswayo Mphanza is Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry 2020 winner.

    Cheswayo Mphanza is Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry 2020 winner.

    Cheswayo Mphanza was announced the winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry 2020 on February 1, 2020. The Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry is awarded annually to an African poet who has not yet published a full collection of poetry. The prize, named after benefactors Laura and Robert F. X.…

  • Eight poets make Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist

    Eight poets make Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist

    The Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on March 12, 2018 with eight poets making the cut from the hundreds submitted. The Brunel African Poetry Prize was founded in 2012 by British-Nigerian writer, Bernardine Evaristo, Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University London to revitalise African poetry, which at that time was almost…