Monthly Archives: August 2014

Short Story by Kabu Okai-Davies (Ghana/Australia)


Kabu Okai-Davies is an Australia-based Ghanaian poet, playwright and novelist. He studied at University of Ghana, Rutgers-Newark, and NYU School of Continuing Education. Founder and producer, African Globe TheatreWorks, Newark, NJ: 1992 -2005. He moved to Australia in 2006 as a Playwright-In-Residence, Street Theatre and Producer National Multicultural Festival.  He studied at Oxford University’s Creative…

A New Short Story by Philip Kobylarz (USA)

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Philip Kobylarz is a teacher and writer of fiction, poetry, book reviews, and essays. He has worked as a journalist and film critic for newspapers in Memphis, TN. His work appears in such publications as Paris Review, Poetry, and The Best American Poetry series. The author of a book of poems concerning life in the south of France, he…

New Poetry from Peter Muzira (Zimbabwe/Canada)


As we prepare for the expansion of the Shona section, we present five poems by  Peter Muzira. These poems are excerpted from his upcoming collection, Maungira Mudenhere. Muzira is a craftsman whose works preserves and energizes the Shona language. The poetry taps into the wisdom and culture of the Karanga people in the Chivi area,…