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  • Collected Poems 1935-1992by F.T. Prince

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 10.91

    F.T. Prince's Collected Poems 1935-1992 incorporates all the work that he wished to preserve, from his earliest published poems to late, uncollected pieces. Prince has become best known for his wartime poem Soldiers Bathing', a meditation on violence and redemption. Collected Poems reveals the riches of a lifetime's work. His poetry combines a deep... more...

  • Straggling into Winterby Kathy Kituai

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2012; US$ 9.00

    Highly Commended, IP Picks 2007, Best Poetry A serene and very human voice emerges from a year-long tanka journal in which the changing seasons reflect the poet?s thoughts on illness, love, and world events. The great delight of the tanka is the jewel-like images it produces: how a bowl captures moonlight, willow twigs flaring at sunset, a poet... more...

  • A Novelist and a Zombie Walk Into a Barby Jay Bonansinga

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2012; US$ 2.99

    From Triumph of The Walking Dead: Robert Kirkman's Zombie Epic on Page and Screen : Jay Bonansinga explores the translation of comic books into novels. more...

  • Hands Washing Waterby Chris Abani

    Copper Canyon Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Abani's fourth poetry collection - a mischevious book of displacement, exile, ancestry, and subversive humor. more...

  • Ethiopia Boyby Chris Beckett

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 7.26

    Chris Beckett grew up in 1960s Ethiopia, a country he describes as a barefoot empire, home of black-maned lions... old priests decked out like butterflies and blazing young singers of Ethio-jazz'. Ethiopia Boy plunges the reader into praise poems that sing and boast and glory in the colours and textures of this extraordinary country. Here is a world... more...

  • Their Champagne Party Will End! Poems in Honor of Bate Besongby Joyce Ashuntantang; Dibussi Tande

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 18.05

    Bate Besong was Cameroon?s most vocal and controversial poet, playwright and scholar, who died in March 2007. The poems in this collection are a tribute to the man and his work, and provide a snapshot of the mood that prevailed after his death. Bate Besong ushered in a new kind of nationalist ?fighting? literature in Cameroon, unapologetic in its defense... more...

  • Les douleurs de la plume noireby F. Ndi; Dieurat Clervoyant

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 18.05

    This collection is produced by a trio which in reverse order recalls the trio Senghor, C?saire, Damas; one African and two Caribbeans who were flag bearer of a protest for the recognition of fundamental rights of which Blacks were deprived of. In the same vein, the Clervoyant, Ndi and Vakunta trio: a Caribbean and two Africans in a globalised world... more...

  • The Tragedy of Mr No Balanceby Elame Musinga

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 18.05

    This play is a must watch for anyone who is frustrated because of corruption and hopeless about its eradication. more...

  • A Fallen Citadel and Other Poemsby J. Abala

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 18.05

    A Fallen Citadel and Other Poems is a powerful collection of over forty prose poems. The poems cover an array of issues ranging from the crisis that ensued after the 2007-2008 elections in Kenya to other social issues: loss of identity, poverty, hopelessness, and AIDs. These poems are powerful, vivid, full of imagery, and delightful. Some begin... more...

  • Beware the Drivesby Oke Akombi

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 18.05

    This collection of verse, which has mostly short poems, some of which are two-liners, is an outcome of several years of keen observation of the very nature of man. The observation brought this writer to the conclusion that man is dominated by fear and in his effort to conquer it, he resorts to unbridled aggression. Such aggression has been very instrumental... more...