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Submissions for Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Ladan Osman judged Boston Review competition sought.

Submissions are being sought for a Boston Review competition that will be judged by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor and Ladan Osman. Boston Review is a quarterly political and literary magazine based in the United States. It publishes political, social, and historical analysis, literary and cultural criticism, book reviews, fiction, and poetry, both online and in print. […]

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Ladan Osman poetry collection “Exiles of Eden” out on May 7.

Ladan Osman’s poetry collection Exiles of Eden is set to be unveiled on May 7, 2019. Poet and essayist Ladan Osman first came to the attention of the poetry community when she won the Sillerman First Book Prize in 2013. She would produce the chapbook Ordinary Heaven, which appeared in the box-set Seven New Generation […]

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Sillerman First Book Prize 2016 open for writers

The Sillerman First Book Prize has started to become one of the best prizes for African poets to show their chops in world poetry. Past winners of the prize include 2014 winner Ladan Osman and 2013 winner Clifton Gachagua, whose collection Madman at Kilifi was released as part of this year’s African Poetry Book series. […]