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Konya Shamsrumi is the capital of poetry. Named in honour of legendary poet, Jalaludeen Rumi, we are an innovative new traditional publisher of the best poetry from across Africa. We comprise a team of diverse professionals banded together for one purposeā€”producing great books.

We are interested in exceptional poems from African poets which capture theĀ African reality in all its nuance and detail.

Performance poet. Abuja, Nigeria. (c) Tee Jay Dan

We have great faith in the very best of the emerging crop of African writers, children of the digital revolution and heirs to socio-political upheavals.

The KSR Collective is affiliated to Parresia Publishers Limited, one of Nigeria’s biggest independent publishing houses, and operates from offices in Lagos.