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New Poets of West Africa Tijan M. Sallah

New Poets of West Africa

Tijan M. Sallah

Published January 1st 2002
ISBN : 9789782601988
Paperback
240 pages
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 About the Book 

One of Gambias leading young poets and writers is the editor of this collection of new voices of poetry from West Africa. The countries covered are Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Cote dIvoire, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. A brief biographical note is included on each poet, and a selection of their poems. The poets were selected as the most representative of the new and variegated scene of contemporary West African poetic creativity and life.