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African Poetry Prize 2016 shortlist announced | 09-Mar-16

Ten poets have been shortlisted for this years Brunel University African Poetry Prize. The prize is open to African poets worldwide and each poet has to submit 10 poems to be eligible. This year the standard was so high that 10 poets were shortlisted rather than the usual 6. We're delighted here at The Poetry Library that one of our Library Assistants, Saradha Soobrayen, has been shortlisted.

Read the press release here and the more about the poets and some of their poems here.

The winner will be announced on 11th May 2016.

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