Winner of the 2018 Sillerman Prize for African Poetry
D. M. Aderibigbe is a PhD student at Florida State University.
Gbenga Adesina, Nigerian born poet and essayist, jointly won the 2016
Hiwot Adilow is an Ethiopian-American poet from Philadelphia. She is one
Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau is a Nigerian poet and documentary photographer. He
Ama Ata Aidoo was born in Abeadzi Kyiakor, in south central Ghana
Peter Akinlabi is a Nigerian poet. Born in Ogbomoso, he has an
Viola Allo is a Cameroonian-born poet based in the United
Michelle K. Angwenyi is a writer from Nairobi, Kenya. She was
Afua Ansong is a Ghanaian American writer, dancer, and photographer.
Kofi Awoonor (1935–2013) was a diplomat and a professor of
translator and editor
United Arab Emirates
Yasmin Belkhyr was born in Morocco, but currently lives and studies
translated for the African Poetry Book Series by Todd Fredson
Victoria Adukwei Bulley is a poet, writer, and filmmaker. A former
Fatima Camara is a spoken word artist from Minneapolis, MN.