Tsitsi Jaji

Tsitsi Jaji

Tsitsi Jaji is a poet and academic born and raised in Zimbabwe, and now based in the U.S. Her book of poems, Beating the Graves (2017), was runner up for the African Poetry Book Fund's Sillerman First Book Prize. Her first chapbook, Carnaval (2014), appeared in the first New Generation African Poets box set. She is an associate professor of English and African & African American Studies at Duke University. Her scholarly book, Africa in Stereo: Music, Modernism and Pan-African Solidarity, received the African Literature Association’s First Book Award in 2016.

On the Isle of Lesbos

Poetry
February 9, 2018