THE KAMPALA POETRY ANTHOLOGY: SUBMISSIONS FROM 10TH NOV 2014 TO 10TH FEB 2015
SUBMIT YOUR POEMS FOR THIS AMBITIOUS POETRY ANTHOLOGY ON THE NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TO DESCRIBE CITY OF KAMPALA, SUNDRY CAPITAL OF UGANDA.
Submit one to three poems of not more than 40 lines each, in Times New Roman, font size 12, single-spaced to firstname.lastname@example.org
On the subject line, include KAMPALA POETRY ANTHOLOGY
The poems should be original, clearly marked with their titles and sent as one Word attachment, exclusive of your name
Include your name, country of residence, email address and telephone number in the subject of the email, with a 50-word bio.
Submissions will be accepted from 10th November 2014 to 10th February 2015 at 11:59pm Uganda time
The anthology will be launched during the 2015 Bayimba International Festival of the Arts in KampalaWe accept poems in any language, from writers and artists all over the world
If you have a non-English poem, kindly provide an English translationSubmissions after the deadline will not be accepted
By end of July 2015, we will send notifications of those accepted
Contributors will each receive a copy of the anthology
The Editor of the Kampala Poetry Anthology is Mildred Kiconco Barya, a Ugandan doctorate fellow at The University of Denver. She holds a Masters Degree in Creative Writing from Syracuse University and a Masters Degree in Organisational Psychology from Makerere University. She is the author of three award-winning poetry collections, namely Give Me Room to Move My Feet, The Price of Memory after the Tsunami and Men love Chocolates But They Don’t Say. Mildred serves on the board of African Writers Trust and is devoted to social change through creative works.
The Director of the BN Poetry Foundation, Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva says,
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Financial partners for this project are Stichting Doen.
Supporting partners are:-Bayimba Foundation, Gilgal Media Arts, Afri-art gallery and African Writers Trust.