New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nane)
- Supported by the African Poetry Book Fund, Prairie Schooner, and the Library of Congress, the previous volumes have been critically acclaimed, receiving glowing reviews in the New York Times, Poetry Society of America, Kenyon Review, the Washington Post, Shelf Awareness, etc.
- Both editors are award-winning, well-respected poets/novelists.
- Dawes teaches at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Abani teaches at Northwestern University.
- As with previous volumes, the box set will be featured prominently at AWP 2021.
- Limited to 1,000-copy print run.
Kwame Dawes is the Ghana-born, award-winning author of twenty-one books of poetry and numerous other books of fiction, criticism, and essays. He has won Pushcart Prizes, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Emmy, and was the 2019 awardee of the Windham-Campbell Prize in Poetry. He currently teaches at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Chris Abani, a Nigerian-born, award-winning poet and novelist, currently teaches at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is the recipient of a PEN USA Freedom-to-Write Award, a Prince Claus Award, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a California Book Award, a Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, a PEN Beyond Margins Award, a PEN/Hemingway Award, and a Guggenheim Award.