The State of Praxis

Praxis Magazine Online is pleased to announce the seventeen poems selected by our judge, JK Anowe in our 2016 Contest. The contest was blind-judged from a large number of submissions (you can read about that process here), and the titles of the seventeen winning poems, written by thirteen different poets, from six different countries, are here:

caretaker  – Michelle Angwenyi (Kenya)

For the Unmarked Tomb – Ndongolera C. Mwangupili (Malawi)

At The End – Oka Benard Osahon (Nigeria)
Drifting – Ejiro Edward (Nigeria)
How Dare I – Christy Ogbenjuwa (Nigeria)
How not to feel anything – Abdullahi Arebi (Nigeria)
Sack for Soul – Tobi Emitomo (Nigeria)
The Veiled Elevation – Zulaykha Umm Muhammad (Nigeria)

Besides myself – Naggayi Lydia Sanyu (Uganda)
Love in Kilograms – Kelly Taremwa (Uganda)
New Rooms in Old Houses – Kelly Taremwa (Uganda)

Reflection – David Melville Edwards (UK)

A Bluebird for Barbie – Kevin D. LeMaster (US)
A medical encampment 1863 – Kevin D. LeMaster (US)
And Still I Shrive – M. Zane McClellan (US)
Tear Down These Walls – M. Zane McClellan (US)
Tender – Kevin D. LeMaster (US)

CONGRATULATIONS, ALL! We thank you for your words, and look forward to offering this chapbook as a gift to our subscribers.

Thank you again to all who entered, and to JK Anowe for judging. And do stay tuned to Praxis for exciting news about our 2017 contests – coming soon!

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