|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.