Review of Descent & Other Poems by Zino Asalor

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Zino Asalor reviews Descent & Other Poems I approached this collection as I do every book of poetry – with combined exhilaration and apprehension. One hardly knows what to expect from an encounter in which faces are not seen, in which one must navigate on the strength of voices alone. Timothy Ogene’s, in these 21 […]

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Descent & Other Poems

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Cover artwork by Clare MacKenzie.                   Descent & Other Poems was chosen by Felicity Plunkett for the Australian Book Reveiw list of Books of the Year, 2016. On the ABR page, scroll down to find Felicity Plunkett’s quote, “Nigerian-born Timothy Ogene’s Descent and Other Poems examines love, doubt, solitude and […]

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New book Descent & Other Poems

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Descent & Other Poems by Timothy Ogene is available now. Read what Felicity Plunkett says about his work. Timothy Ogene’s poems are writings of witness, displacement and beauty. Instead of a home address there are poems as address, at once exquisitely gentle and acute. The sharpness of the poems’ blades—whether literal, like the blades that peel cassavas […]