Sunday, September 23, 2007

Sentinel Poetry (Online) - October 2007 issue

This is a pre-publication information for all interested parties. The 58th issue of Sentinel Poetry (Online) is due for publication on the 1st of October, 2007 and will feature Guest Artist, Munayem Mayenin, Founding Editor of Poet's Letter Magazine and Co-ordinator of the London Poetry Festival. Other poets include Ashok Niyogi, Elizabeth Kate Switaj, Jumoke Verissimo, and Meghan Casey. The artist featured this month is John Mubiru. Further information will appear at on the 1st of October.

Nnorom Azuonye
Managing Editor

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Monday, September 10, 2007

Sentinel Poetry Christopher Okigbo edition

I am pleased to announce the publication of Sentinel Poetry (Online) #57, September 2007 dedicated to the great Nigerian poet, Christopher Okigbo (1932-1967). This edition of Sentinel Poetry is not only dedicated to Okigbo, it is all about him. Every poem or article in the magazine is about him and his work.
There are poems by James Tar Tsaaior, Obiwu, Jumoke Verissimo and Obododimma Oha and prose pieces including "Okigbo: Empty Grave for the Poet" by Uduma Kalu, "The Meaning of Christopher Okigbo" by Obi Nwakanma, and "My Apology, Brother Pius" by Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo.
For anyone interested in the first Christopher Okigbo International Conference holding in Boston, USA 19th -23rd September, 2007 convened by Professor Chukwuma Azuonye, the full and detailed programme also appears in this magazine.

Sentinel Poetry #57, September 2007 is edited by Nnorom Azuonye.