Along the Peal of Drums: Collected Poems (1990-2015)

Along the Peal of Drums: Collected Poems (1990-2015)

by Ambrose Massaquoi


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In "Along the Peal of Drums" Ambrose Massaquoi demonstrates why he's been a dominant voice across the landscape of Sierra Leonean poetry since the early 1990s. This is his oeuvre-an inventively crafted repertoire of poems evocative of the lived days and nights within the kaleidoscope of his country's story. Throughout these diverse range of poems, Massaquoi originates images and rhythms in ways that will drive his readers everywhere to wonder and dance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789991054339
Publisher: Sierra Leonean Writers Series
Publication date: 07/08/2016
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Ambrose Massaquoi was born in the diamond-rich Tongo Fields of eastern Sierra Leone in 1964. He is a Fellow of Writing of the University of Iowa in the USA, where he participated in the International Writing Program in 1994. His poems and short stories have appeared in Sierra Leonean and international publications including "The Iowa Review," "100 Words," "Songs that Pour the Heart," "Kalashnikov in the Sun," and "Leoneathology". Massaquoi currently serves as director of Africa Centre for Theological Studies in Lagos, Nigeria.

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