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Poetry From Pontypridd To Port Elizabeth
Welsh writer and photographer Dave Lewis has just released Africa Poems, his twenty-third book – a selected works of his 'African-themed' poetry from his last eight collections.
By: Welsh Writers
There is some real kick-ass poetry in this anthology that leaps off the page and thumps you in the chest. Subjects touched upon include the death of a schoolteacher, the Atlantic slave trade, anti-poaching, Kenya's street children and the beauty and fragility of the natural world.
One of the UK's finest poets, Brian Patten, has said of Lewis's work: "The poems are sharp, clear, and confident. He has a clarity only a real poet possesses." Award-
Dave Lewis also runs the International Welsh Poetry Competition (the biggest poetry contest in Wales), the Poetry Book Awards, the Writers of Wales database and publishing company Publish & Print.
The book is available in paperback and e-book. To buy his latest collection or just find our more about the author's work visit his website – www.david-lewis.co.uk
Publication date – book launched on 8th Feb 2022