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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 Golden Sunset by Frank Chipasula

 

A Concise History of The Cape Highway by Frank Chipasula

 

A Sail Off The Cape by Frank Chipasula

 

Where There Is A Will... by Frank Chipasula

 

Endurance by Frank Chipasula

 

The Art of Losing II by Frank Chipasula

 

The Art of Losing I by Frank Chipasula

 

On Your Marks by Frank Chipasula

 

Spread Out Your Wings by Frank Chipasula

 

The World Is A Ripe Persimmon by Frank Chipasula

 

The Green Twins by Frank Chipasula

 

We Are Beautiful Together by Frank Chipasula

 

Survivor II by Frank Chipasula

 

Survivor I by Frank Chipasula

 

The Root Man by Frank Chipasula

 

Beautiful Strength by Frank Chipasula

 

This Is How The Earth Loves Us by Frank Chipasula

 

Bayer Throat Lozenges by Frank Chipasula

 

Dandelion Juice by Frank Chipasula

 

The Sure Cure by Frank Chipasula

 

Pity Your Throat by Frank Chipasula

 

Remembering My Father and Best Friend by Frank Chipasula

 

Visions Art Gallery by Frank Chipasula

 

A Green Smile by Frank Chipasula

 

Sketch with Grass and Wind - II by Frank Chipasula

 

You Are Perfect by Frank Chipasula

 

The Light Inside All of Us by Frank Chipasula

 

A Knotty Problem by Frank Chipasula

 

Look Back As You Move Forward. by Frank Chipasula

 

Waiting for the Wrecking Ball by Frank Chipasula

 

Sketch with Grass and Wind - I by Frank Chipasula

 

Above and Beyond Average... by Frank Chipasula

 

Jealous Down You Are Peerless by Frank Chipasula

 

May Your Wings Remain Firm by Frank Chipasula

 

Love To All The Great Teachers by Frank Chipasula

 

Three Old Singers by Frank Chipasula

 

Claribel Alegria Admires Herself by Frank Chipasula

 

No Puede by Claribel Alegria by Frank Chipasula

 

Canto Nacional by Frank Chipasula

 

Ernesto Cardenal in the Literary Garden by Frank Chipasula

 

Fly Through The Sky's Ceiling by Frank Chipasula

 

A Little Patience Pays. by Frank Chipasula

 

Free To Fly by Frank Chipasula

 

Light In A Dark Season by Frank Chipasula

 

Sweet Eye Food by Frank Chipasula

 

The Greenhorn by Frank Chipasula

 

Into The Bluest Sky by Frank Chipasula

 

Fidelity. by Frank Chipasula