The Hill-Top Creative Arts Foundation will be releasing the 1st edition of her chapbook series on The Nigeria Review website.

The series is starting with poetry drawn from the Wakaso Monthly Poetry Prize shortlists.

The Issue 1 is edited by two of the judges of the Wakaso Monthly Poetry Prize, Olu Jacob and Aminu S. Muhammad.

Here are the poets featured in the first edition (November 2019, December 2019 and January 2020 shortlists, respectively):

  1. Jedidiah Akah
  2. Chukwudi Michael
  3. Adie Lawrence Agboh
  4. Sandra Oparaocha
  5. Ayoola Goodness
  6. Tochukwu Eze
  7. Chinedu Vincent Okoro
  8. Tolulope Ogedengbe
  9. Victor Frances
  10. Haruna AbdulMajid
  11. Ajise Vincent
  12. Mohammed Alhassan
  13. Chinua E. Ohaeto
  14. Abraham Babarinde
  15. Uwandu Anastasia C.
  16. Yusuf BM
  17. Sandra Oparaocha
  18. Akinwole J. Akintayo
  19. Wellington Nwogu
  20. Tolulope Ogedengbe
  21. Efe-Kaese Desmond
  22. Obasiota Ben Ibe
  23. Sandra Oparaocha
  24. Adewara Jose’s
  25. Ifeanyichukwu Goodness
  26. Salaudeen Teslim O.
  27. Samuel Betiku A.
  28. Ajise Vincent
  29. Ayoola Goodness.

The HILL-TOP CHAPBOOK SERIES is a platform for new, best of Nigerian writers, off the starting block. Very stormy, versatile and persistent poets and writers whose craftsmanship drove them to this qualification.

Qualification for the chapbook series is by being shortlisted for the monthly Wakaso Poetry Prize.


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