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Announcing the winners of our 2020 Poems in Translation Contest in partnership with the Academy of American Poets. Read more.



Ken Walibora

Ken Walibora is an assistant professor in the Department of African Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include world literature, comparative...

Mwenda Mbatiah

Mwenda Mbatiah is a novelist, critic, and scholar of Swahili language and literature. His novels include Msururu wa usaliti (2008), Vipanya vya maabara (2007), Wimbo mpya (2004), and Upotevu...

Abdilatif Abdalla

Abdilatif Abdalla was born in Mombasa, Kenya, in 1946 to a renowned literary family and began composing poetry as a teenager. After publishing a political pamphlet questioning the...
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