Meet Jerusha Kananuh( Guest Editor of the WOMAWORDS October Issue)
Kenyan Writer JERUSHA KANANU MARETE , is the author of power-parked -package anthology of poems titled Echoes of Military Souls that promise to keep you at the edge of your seat. She has her heart in narrative poems. Her touch on the military theme in her anthology is splendid. She graduate from University Of Nairobi with a degree in Education (English &Literature) and currently a MA student at Kenyatta University (Literature/Theatre departments). Jerusha is a teacher, a performing artist & a film and theatre enthusiast .She is also a full time mother to Emmanuel. Her poems have been published in Best New African Poets 2019 anthology. Her work was also featured in the annual military magazine .
WOMAWORDS LITERARY PRESS SUBMISSIONS, October issue is themed RESTORING HUMAN
DIGNITY. Almost the whole of 2020, humanity suffered under the
menace of COVID19, a pandemic that has left many more of us without
any form of social and economic fabric . Human dignity has been
severely shattered. Our church congregations closed , usual
traditional gatherings dispersed and replaced by cemeteries , loss
and fear . The October issue seeks to bring back human dignity, hope
and the promise of life.
The WOMAWORDS OCTOBER ISSUE DEADLINE is the 25th of October 2020
-Women poets from around the world can submit to the Guest Editor
, creatively spirited , seasoned educationist and widely published
Kenyan Poet Jerusha Kananu <email@example.com> and you also
copy to firstname.lastname@example.org
– Send three previously unpublished ,tripled with your 5line writers
profile and head/shoulder publishable photo
– Include on subject line (RESTORING HUMAN DIGNITY)
-15 poems/writings will be selected for the WOMAWORDS October issue
WOMAWORDS LITERARY PRESS- A Trendsetting Digital Arts Culture Thicket archiving creative resilience and artistic excellence. It is a platform to exhibit women of literary arts prowess and revolutionary sister comrades defying ugly odds of barbarism , chauvinism and savagery to positively change their communities through artistic resistance , to right the wrong perceptions as they carry the torchlight to stardom. WOMAWORDS is Haven of Head -busting Short Fiction . Nerve -Shredding Poetry And Mind -Blowing ARTISTIC Profiles.
Michael Mwangi Macharia( Guest Editor of the Brave Voices Poetry Journal October Issue)
BRAVE VOICES POETRY JOURNAL OCTOBER ISSUE
*Chanting Truth Against Corruption (Zimbabwe AND Africa ) Poets
continue to play a big role of speaking hard truth to pot belled
corruption hardened fat cats and double chinned fervent charlatans
gobbling national treasures without restraint, while the villager, the
peasant, the voter toil in the quandary of hunger, poverty and
disease. Poets continue to shout out loud against fuel cartels, money
hoarding and massive corruption. Corruption is the cancer that has
plunged the country into moral and economic decadence. Let the people
of any class, creed and background speak against corruption. Political
Chefs of all political persuasions must declare their assets and give
enough proof of how they acquired that wealth. The Brave Voices Poetry
Journal is a special edition on CORRUPTION and is released on the 25th
of October 2020.
The Guest Editor will receive submissions of the October Issue,
compile and select 15 poems from the pool of submissions
– Submit three poems tripled with 5 line writers profile and head/shoulder photo
– The submission deadline is 20th of October 2020
– Include in the Subject line ( CHANTING TRUTH against CORRUPTION –
Zimbabwe and Africa)
– 5 Poets must come from Kenya and the other 10poets comes from around the world
– All entries are submitted to Guest Editor , widely published ,
poetry reviewer , acclaimed literary arts projects curator and
prolific Kenyan Poet Michael Mwangi Macharia at
email@example.com and also to be copied to
BRAVE VOICES PRESS-A digital literary arts culture Republic featuring Resistance Poetry and Voices of Mass Instruction . Speaking hard truth to Abusers of Power . Telling Transparency to greed and corrupt political leadership. Wielding Pen for the upholding of human rights. Word -Slingers in trenches in their struggle for Freedom of Expression and Freedom after Expression.
TIME OF THE POET CURATOR– Mbizo CHIRASHA, the Author of a Letter to the President. co-Authored Whispering Woes of Ganges and Zambezi. Co-Edited Street Voices Poetry Collection (Germany Africa Poetry Anthology). Co- Editor of the Corpses of Unity Anthology. Associate Editor at Diasporia(n) online. Chief Editor at Time of the Poet Republic. Founding Editor at WomaWords Literary Press. Publisher at Brave Voices Poetry journal. Curator at Africa Writers Caravan. UNESCO-RILA Affiliate Artist at University of Glasgow. 2020 Poet in Residence Fictional Café. 2019 African Fellow, IHRAF.ORG. Project Curator and Co-Editor of the Second Name of Earth is Peace (Poetry Voices Against WAR Anthology). Contributing Essayist to Monk Arts and Soul Magazine. Poetry and writtings appear in FemAsia Magazine ,Wrath -Bearing Tree, Inksweat andtears journal , One Ghana One Magazine, Ofi Press, World Poetry Almanac, Demer Press , Atunis Galaxy poetry online , IHRAF Publishes , The Poet a Day , Bezine.Com , Sentinel UK, Oxford School of Poetry Pamphlet , Africa Crayons, PulpitMagazine,Poetry Pacific, Zimbolicious , Best New Poets ,Poetry Bulawayo , Gramnet webjournal, Diogen Plus , Poeisis.si , Festival de Poesia Medellin and elsewhere .