BN Poetry Award 2014- What’s New?

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The official Programme for the 2014 BN Poetry Award has been released. The event has been slated for 14th to 18th September in Kampala, Uganda. The prize was initially restricted to poets of Ugandan descent but has now been extended to all Africans this year. The 2014 prize shortlist comprises–

1. The Carpenter Saba El Lazim (Sudan)
2. Insane Living by Dorothie Ayebazibwe (Uganda)
3. L’aruge/Promotion by Saka Aliyu (Nigeria)
4. Under The Guava Tree by Annetjie van Wynegaard (South Africa)
5. The Night Sango Came to Ugbaje by Suleiman Agbonkhianmen Buhari (Nigeria)
6. There Was once Something Special Here by Tom Jalio (Kenya)
7. Orukoro Dancer by Benstowe Fubaraibi Anari ( Nigeria)
8. Blood and Water by Elizabeth Muchemwa (Zimbabwe)
9. Dialogue Over The Twilight Zone (Ebony and Ivory by Moses Kyeyune Muyanja (Uganda)
10. The Things That Were Lost In Our Vaginas by Nyachiro Lydia Kasese (Tanzania)

Hmm… may the best poet win…

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