Monthly Archives: April 2018

New poems by Heather Hutcheson (USA)

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We are featuring new poems by Heather Hutcheson, a professor of English in Sacramento, California. She is the founding editor of the Cosumnes River Journal and curator of the ‘Our Life Stories’ conference held annually at Cosumnes River College. During the semester, she promotes a language exchange between day laborers and community college students in a parking…

Featuring Poems by Uche Ogbuji (Nigeria/USA)

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Munyori features poems by Uche Ogbuji, more properly Úchèńnà Ogbújí, who was born in Calabar, Nigeria. He lived in Egypt, England and elsewhere before settling near Boulder, Colorado. A computer engineer and entrepreneur by trade, his poetry chapbook, Ndewo, Colorado (Aldrich Press) is a Colorado Book Award Winner, and a Westword Award Winner (“Best Environmental Poetry”). His poems, published…

Writivism@5 Special Anthology features 18 Ugandan writers

Fred Mugisha

In 2012, the Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) based in Kampala, Uganda, launched Writivism – an initiative that identifies, mentors and promotes emerging Africa-based writers, and hosts an annual literary festival in Kampala. In 2017, Writivism celebrated its fifth anniversary and to celebrate this milestone, the initiative, in partnership with the University of Bristol,…

Haiku by Njeri Marasi (Kenya)

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Njeri Marasi is a digital marketer, a storyteller, and a blogger at www.workandrelationships.wordpress.com. Her work has been published in Story Moja. Of herself, Njeri says, “I love observing as life happens and making meaning out of everything.”       The Water Waves Dry feet by the seashore The waves break, swash! Ah! The cold, soft touch…