New Poetry Anthologies from Ghana and Zimbabwe
Look Where You Have Gone to Sit (Edited by Martin Egblewogbe and Laban Carrick Hill)
The Writers Project of Ghana has released the first of a series of anthologies titled Look Where You have Gone to Sit. Edited by Martin Egblewogbe and Laban Carrick Hill and published by Woeli Publishing Services in Accra, Look Where You have Gone to Sit features the work of nineteen new writers, presenting exciting writings across different themes. Writers Project of Ghana intends to continue its efforts to put out more anthologies of Ghanaian writing; consequently, there will be a launch for the next anthologies for 2011 later this year, one for poetry and another for short stories. Copies of this anthology would be available in all bookstores soon, so keep looking.
I have a poem, Finding My Voice, in this anthology. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Together by Julius Chingono and John Eppels
Co-published by 'amaBooks (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe), University of KwaZulu-Nala Press (South Africa) and University of New Orleans (USA), Together is a collaborative writing between Chingono and Eppels. This book would honour the memory of Chingono who passed away in January this year. Together is being launched on April 18.
Date: April 18, 2011
Time: 5:30 pm
Venue: Lobby Books, Idasa's Cape Town Democracy Centre, 6 Spin Street, Cape Town