Resurrection Man


Resurrection Man by Nick Makoha is the winner of the second annual Toi Derricotte + Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize.

Created through a partnership between Cave Canem, The Writer’s Room at the Betsy Hotel, and O, Miami Poetry Festival, the prize honors one chapbook manuscript a year by a black poet, regardless of the poet’s publication history or career status.

The 2016 prize was selected by National Book Award-winner Robin Coste Lewis.

Nick Makoha is a Cave Canem Graduate Fellow who represented Uganda at Poetry Parnassus as part of the Cultural Olympiad held in London.