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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.

 

A Ladder To Heaven by Frank Chipasula

 

A Lyrical Sunset by Frank Chipasula

 

A Beautiful Evening by Frank Chipasula

 

The Sweetest Love Ever by Frank Chipasula

 

A Woman Grieving by Frank Chipasula

 

A Dancing Couple Kissing by Frank Chipasula

 

Dream Woman Amputee by Frank Chipasula

 

The Fuzzy Cuties by Frank Chipasula

 

A White Head by Frank Chipasula

 

Hot Pink And Red Over Gentle Green by Frank Chipasula

 

Bloom Together by Frank Chipasula

 

Blue Fading To Purple by Frank Chipasula

 

Almost Purple Now by Frank Chipasula

 

A Day's Catch by Frank Chipasula

 

First Fire Bell A Short Biography by Frank Chipasula

 

First Fire Bell by Frank Chipasula

 

Ghost Town U. S. A. by Frank Chipasula

 

The Happiest Little Lake in Illinois by Frank Chipasula

 

Have A Bright Day by Frank Chipasula

 

Meditation Time by Frank Chipasula

 

Our Reflecting Pond by Frank Chipasula

 

Wave Your Own Banner by Frank Chipasula

 

Welcome by Frank Chipasula

 

Stop For Our Dearest Friend by Frank Chipasula

 

Mr. Cogito Vulture With Spectacles by Frank Chipasula

 

At Journey's End by Frank Chipasula

 

L. L. Bell Makanda Trading Company by Frank Chipasula

 

Three Malawian Girls by Frank Chipasula

 

Three Lakeside Maidens by Frank Chipasula

 

Evening Colors by Frank Chipasula

 

The Greater Light... by Frank Chipasula

 

A Balmy Evening by Frank Chipasula

 

Keep The Water Warm by Frank Chipasula

 

The Best Time of Day by Frank Chipasula

 

Pink Clouds by Frank Chipasula

 

Fresh From The Pumpkin Patch by Frank Chipasula

 

A Prize Pumpkin by Frank Chipasula

 

On The Wine Trail by Frank Chipasula

 

Gentle On The Eyes by Frank Chipasula

 

The Color of Royalty by Frank Chipasula

 

Keeping Cool by Frank Chipasula

 

No One Can Dampen Your Beauty by Frank Chipasula

 

The Best Time Of Your Life by Frank Chipasula

 

Zipping Past A Scarecrow Carnival by Frank Chipasula

 

Those Mountains Know The Truth by Frank Chipasula

 

Wine Country by Frank Chipasula

 

Still Waiting... by Frank Chipasula

 

Walking Away From Squalor by Frank Chipasula