Descent & Other Poems receives 2017 Luschei Prize Honorable Mention

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We received notice from Kwame Dawes:” I would like to thank you for submitting your exciting new Deerbrook Editions book Descent & Other Poems by Timothy Ogene for the 2017 Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry, which judge John Keene noted as an honorable mention in the contest.”

Of Ogene’s book, John Keene had this to say: “Timothy Ogene’s debut collection, Descent & Other Poems, presents a lyric and emotional journey that swiftly and utterly captures the reader’s eye and heart.”

This year’s Luschei Prize winner is Juliane Okot Bitek’s book 100 Days

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