Ama Diaka’s work, both as a performer and youth mentor,
Charity Hutete is a dynamic poet and spoken word artist.
Saddiq Dzukogi is a doctoral student in the University of
Winner of the 2017 Sillerman Prize for African Poetry
Born in Hamburg to parents from Cairo, Dina El Dessouky immigrated to
Tsitsi Ella Jaji is an associate professor of African and African American
Born in Britain, Omotara James is the daughter of Nigerian
Safia Jama was born to a Somali father and an Irish-American
Nour Kamel is perfectly lit and writes things in Cairo, Egypt.
Yalie Kamara is a Sierra Leonean-American writer, educator, and researcher
Winner of the 2015 Sillerman Prize for African Poetry
Born in Nigeria in 1984, Inua Ellams is an internationally
Chielozona Eze is Associate Professor of English and Cultural Studies
Winner of the 2012 Sillerman Prize for African Poetry
Lena Bezawork Grönlund, a former freelancer, was born in Addis
Dalia Elhassan is a Sudanese-American poet and writer by way