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Chris Abani

CHRIS ABANI a Nigerian-born, award-winning poet and novelist, currently teaches at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is the recipient of a PEN USA Freedom-to-Write Award, a Prince Claus Award, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a California Book Award, a Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, a PEN Beyond Margins Award, a PEN/Hemingway Award, and a Guggenheim Award. He is the author of Song for Night and Becoming Abigail and editor of Eight New-Generation African Poets, New-Generation African Poets (Tatu), and New-Generation African Poets (Nne).

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Conduit

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Chris Abani’s acclaimed Black Goat series presents the debut collection from one of America’s most promising young poets.

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A truly exciting American debut from a Nigerian writer on Chris Abani’s new poetry imprint, Black Goat, with an introduction by Kwame Dawes.

Gomer’s Song

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Award-winning poet Kwame Dawes explores the insidious nature of power and the limits of protest for Chris Abani’s Black Goat poetry series.