The Brunel University African Poetry Prize is a major poetry prize of £3000 aimed at the development, celebration and promotion of poetry from Africa.
The shortlisted poets for 2015 are: Inua Ellams (Nigeria);
Ngwatilo Mawiyoo (Kenya); Nick Makoha (Uganda); Bernard Matambo (Zimbabwe); Safia Elhillo (Sudan); Hope Wabuke (Uganda).
The winner is announced on 11th May 2015.
Learn more about the shortlisted poets here http://www.africanpoetryprize.org/shortlisted-poets-2015