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Frank Chipasula

Frank Chipasula

Makanda, IL

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Frank M. Chipasula is a Malawian poet, editor, fiction writer and founder of Brown Turtle Press [www.brownturtlepress.com]. Currently Professor of Africana Studies, he has held the first Judge William Holmes Cook Professorship in the department at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, and taught at Howard University, Tamkang University in Tamsui, Taiwan, University of Nebraska at Omaha, St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, Brown and Yale Universities. He was the English Editor for NECZAM Ltd., the former national publishers of Zambia in Lusaka and, as an undergraduate student at the University of Malawi, he freelanced on the M.B.C. (Malawi Broadcasting Corporation) in Blantyre, Malawi. Chipasula's Visions and Reflections (1972) was the first book of Malawian poetry in English, followed by O Earth, Wait for Me (1984), Nightwatcher, Nightsong (1986) and Whispers in the Wings: New and Selected Poems (1991). He is currently working on The Burning Rose: New and (Re)Selected Poems. He has also edited When My Brothers Come Home: Poems from Central and Southern Africa (1985), (with Stella) The Heinemann Book of African Women’s Poetry (1995) and Bending the Bow: An Anthology of African Love Poetry (2009). His poems have appeared in numerous literary journals, newspapers and anthologies in English, French, Spanish and Chinese in Africa, Europe, U.S.A., South America and Asia where they are also studied in high schools, colleges and universities. Among his current fiction and prose projects are several novels and his memoirs of exile.

 

Peoples Store? by Frank Chipasula

 

A Bougainvillea Tower In The Sculpture Garden by Frank Chipasula

 

A Rose in Harare by Frank Chipasula

 

Yellow Bougainvillea Blossoms by Frank Chipasula

 

Bird of Paradise by Frank Chipasula

 

Two Trees Flowering Together by Frank Chipasula

 

Coca-Cola By Lake Nicaragua by Frank Chipasula

 

School Bus No Parking by Frank Chipasula

 

A White Shark For Sale by Frank Chipasula

 

Jaws by Frank Chipasula

 

A Raging Beauty by Frank Chipasula

 

No Rose Without Its Thorns by Frank Chipasula

 

The Little Blue Boy by Frank Chipasula

 

Playful Kids I by Frank Chipasula

 

Playful Kids II by Frank Chipasula

 

Ah That Naughty Kid by Frank Chipasula

 

The Open Door Into Granada by Frank Chipasula

 

Carnival Dancers by Frank Chipasula

 

The Roof Flower Garden by Frank Chipasula

 

Fiesta Loca by Frank Chipasula

 

Going To Bury The Sorrows Of The Heart by Frank Chipasula

 

Capturing The Moment by Frank Chipasula

 

RAVO by Frank Chipasula

 

That Girl In Yellow by Frank Chipasula

 

The Heart Smashers by Frank Chipasula

 

Nicaraguan Masterpieces by Frank Chipasula

 

Nicaraguan Masterpieces II by Frank Chipasula

 

Nicaraguan Masterpieces I by Frank Chipasula

 

The Wonders of Nicaragua by Frank Chipasula

 

The Archer by Frank Chipasula

 

Nests On Crossed Lines by Frank Chipasula

 

Bird Nests On Power Lines by Frank Chipasula

 

Baby Mangoes by Frank Chipasula

 

Yellow On Green by Frank Chipasula

 

Red Bougainvillea by Frank Chipasula

 

Purple Bougainvillea by Frank Chipasula

 

Flowers Growing On A Roof by Frank Chipasula

 

Strange Beauty by Frank Chipasula

 

Unbridled Beauty by Frank Chipasula

 

Chapel Door by Frank Chipasula

 

Almost Lost In The Wreath by Frank Chipasula

 

Tropical Leaves by Frank Chipasula

 

Banana Bunch And Flower by Frank Chipasula

 

Climbers II by Frank Chipasula

 

Climbers by Frank Chipasula

 

Temptation by Frank Chipasula

 

Two Green Mangoes by Frank Chipasula

 

For Sale by Frank Chipasula