Tag: Gbenga Adesina

  • Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016 winners announced

    Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016 winners announced

    The joint winners of the 2016 Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016 are Nigerians Gbenga Adesina and Chekwube O. Danladi. They will share the £3000 prize money, the second time this has happened as last year there were also joint winners. The Brunel University African Poetry Prize, a major poetry prize of aimed at the development, celebration and promotion…

  • Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016 shortlist out

    Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016 shortlist out

    The Brunel University African Poetry Prize is a poetry prize of £3000 aimed at the development, celebration, and promotion of poetry from Africa. The prize is open to African poets worldwide and each poet has to submit 10 poems to be eligible. It is sponsored by Brunel University London and Commonwealth Writers. Previous winner of the…

  • Babishai Niwe poetry mentorship program for May 2016

    Babishai Niwe poetry mentorship program for May 2016

    We all know the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation which ensures that poetry gets its space at the literature table on the African continent. They have been doing this with first a poetry prize as well as a festival at their Kampala, Uganda base. Now the team at Babishai Niwe is set to launch their pilot…