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Nick Makoha

Job TitlePoet


Nick Makoha is a Cave Canem Graduate Fellow who represented Uganda at Poetry Parnassus as part of the Cultural Olympiad held in London. His one-man-Show My Father & Other Superheroes debuted to sold-out performances at 2013 London Literature Festival. In 2005 award-winning publisher flipped eye launched its pamphlet series with his The Lost Collection of an Invisible Man. Part of his forthcoming first full collection, The Kingdom Of Gravity, is in the Seven New Generation African Poets anthology. He is the 2016 winner of the Toi Derricotte & Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize for his manuscript Resurrection Man (Jai-Alai Books, Spring 2017). He won the 2015 Brunel University International African Poetry prize and has poems in The Poetry Review, Rialto, Boston Review, Callaloo and Wasafiri. 


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  • Breaking Ground: International Showcases Celebrating British Diversity in Literature

    Wednesday14:30 - 15:3015 Mar 2017

    Gallery Suite, Room 2, Grand Hall Gallery

    2017 marks a time of change across the world as borders close and barriers go up. Yet populations continue to move and to diversify communities and societies ar...

    • Language: English

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