New on the bookshelf

The University of Namibia has called on poets to submit their work.

26 November 2018 | Art and Entertainment

It's been a busy semester for the University of Namibia, having launched three new books, while an anthology is in the pipeline.



Anthology

Unam Press, in partnership with the National Arts Council of Namibia has called on established and new poets to submit unpublished poems for an anthology of Namibian poetry. Send well-crafted poems that employ skilful and imaginative use of language, metre and rhyme and experiment with texture and form. The publishers are looking for conscious, thought-provoking poetry which generates questions. The poetry may be about anything and all things Namibian whether people, events, places or experiences. The aim is to encourage new poets and provide them an opportunity to established poets to share new work.

For more information on guidelines and to make a submission, contact [email protected] The deadline for submissions is Friday, 7 December.



Namibian Genocide ­Series

The Genocidal Gaze was launched on 28 August 2018 during the international conference The Past, Present and Future of Namibian Heritage. The author, Prof Elizabeth Baer, is a research professor at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota and served as the Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Holocaust studies at Stockton University in New Jersey 2016-2017. Prof Baer had come from the US to attend the conference and launch. This Namibian edition of The Genocidal Gaze was printed by arrangement with Wayne State University Press. The book forms part of the Unam Press Namibian Genocide Series.



Double whammy

Two poetry books were launched on 31 October at The Loft in Windhoek: A revised edition of Hakahana a collection of poetry and photography by Hugh Ellis, and Ancestors and Other Visitors – a new anthology of poetry and illustrations by Don Stevenson. The launch paired poetry and music with performances by Blend, Unotjari Mupurua, Roya Diehl, Tanyaradzwa Daringo, Steffen List and Harry Msimuko. Nesindano Namises introduced the two books to a captivated audience of poets, family and friends.

Unam Press books are available at Unam libraries and for sale at bookshops and through Namibia Book Market, African Books Collective and Van Schaik.

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