Nick Makoha wins 2nd annual chapbook prize

Added on by Scott Cunningham.

England's Nick Makoha has won the 2nd Annual Toi Terricotte & Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize, presented by Cave Canem Foundation in collaboration with O, Miami and The Betsy-South Beach.

Nick's manuscript, Resurrection Man, was selected by National Book Award-winner Robin Coste Lewis and will be released on April 5, 2017, at a feature reading at The Betsy, as part of the O, Miami Poetry Festival.

Stay tuned for event details and congratulations to Nick.

Nick Makoha is a Cave Canem Graduate Fellow who represented Uganda at Poetry Parnassus as part of the Cultural Olympiad held in London. A former Writer in Residence for Newham Libraries, his 1-man-Show My Father & Other Superheroes debuted to sold-out performances at 2013 London Literature Festival and is currently on tour. He has been a panelist at both the inaugural Being a Man Festival (Fatherhood: Past, Present & Future) and Women of the World Festival,(Bringing Up Boys). In 2005 award-winning publisher Flippedeye launched its pamphlet series with his debut The Lost Collection of an Invisible Man. Part of his soon to be published 1st full collection The Kingdom Of Gravity is in the anthology Seven New Generation African Poets (Slapering Hol Press). Nick recently won the Brunel International African Poetry prize and has poems that appear in the The Poetry Review, Rialto, The Triquarterly Review, Boston Review, Callaloo, and Wasafiri.