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Nick Makoha

April 11, 2019

Voices Nationwide

Voices Nationwide: Celebrating fatherhood Campaign At Nationwide our members have a voice, and in this collection of poems, we asked different dads to use theirs to explain what being a…
December 30, 2017

British Council Berlin

British Council Literature Seminar in Berlin 2018 Writing Gender – Sexuality, Feminism and Masculinity -  2018 will connect a new generation of writers and readers. The 33rd British Council Literature…
December 8, 2017

Best Books 2017

The Guardian's Best Books 2017 So to end the year I have had three wonderful ladies say marvellous things about my poetry collection in the Guardian. From moving memoirs to far-reaching…
November 18, 2017

Black Metics

Goldsmiths Writers Centre presents: Nick Makoha and fellow guest poets on Black Metic Nick Makoha was shortlisted for the 2017 Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection. His poems appear…
November 6, 2017

ASWAD 2017

African/Diasporic Futures: Re-Envisioning Power, Interventions, Imaginations and Belonging ASWAD 9th Biennial Conference - November 7-11, 2017  Seville, Spain More than 300 speakers who will tackle all kinds of political, social, cultural…
November 4, 2017

Complete Works

The Complete Works Diversity in UK Poetry Conference In 2005 literary activist and writer Bernardine Evaristo MBE urged Arts Council England (ACE) to investigate the lack of diversity in British…
November 3, 2017

Belief Beyond Belief

Poets' Perspectives: Religion & War Part of Belief and Beyond BeliefJoin poets from Uganda, Sri Lanka, Syria, Iraq and Spain explore the conflicts that have affected their lives and the…
October 6, 2017

London Lit Fest

Seven Thousand Words for Human: Endangered Poetry Part of London Literature FestivalAccording to UNESCO, one language is being lost every two weeks and of the 7,000 languages across the world,…