Sentinel Poetry (Online) #39

The International Journal of Poetry & Graphics

February 2006. ISSN 1479-425X. Editor: Amatoritsero Ede


February Contributors


Chidi Amu-Nnadi is a Nigerian poet and has a collection of poems published.


Muesser Yeniay was born in 1983 in Ýzmir, Turkey and graduated in English Literature from Ege University. Essays and poems have appeared in Suicide, Shampoo, Poetic Inhalation, Haikum, Kafla inter-continental, Mor taka. A collection of poems is to be published soon in Turkey


E.E. Sule is a Nigerian poet.


Eamonn Stewart was born in Belfast in 1964. He won 1st prize in the Irish National
Children's Poetry Competition twice. His Poetry has appeared in Gown, The Big Spoon and The Centrifugal Eye. He is trained as an advertising photographer and has worked as a focus-puller. He has a degree in the History of Film.


Kunle Shittu is a copywriter and an upcoming Nigerian writer with a degree in Communication and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan. He has a collection of poems, A wreath of Tears, ready f or publication.

Hassan Aliyu was born in London. In his early childhood he moved with his family to Nigeria. Studying fine art, he graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria's leading art institution, winning the Nigerian Arts Council award for best final year student. In the following years he exhibited in Lagos at the British Council, the National Gallery of Modern Art, the National Museum and the National Gallery of Crafts and Design. Since returning to the UK in 1990, Hassan has produced his work from various studios in London, participated in one-person and group exhibitions and executed private and public art commissions. A Market Data Analyst within investment banking during the day, and at night, a vibrant and exciting painter making powerful visual statements, Hassan's life is extremely far from ordinary.

Chike Azuonye is a practicing artist and art teacher with a studio in South London. He obtained a BA (Hons) degree in Fine and Applied Arts from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1987.  In 1995 he obtained a Certificate in the Artists in Schools Programme from the Institute of Education, University of London and holds a diploma in Digital Origination from the University of the Arts London in 2005.  His paintings are in private collections in Finland, USA, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Italy, Canada and France.


Malcolm Fabiyi. Born in 1973, Fabiyi graduated from the University of Lagos in 1996, and holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University. He is a playwright and script writer, and on occasion, a poet. His plays have been performed on stage in Nigeria, and in 2002 he was the winner of the South Africa National Community Theater Association Playwriting prize, for his play Smitstraat Underpass. He lives and works in Chicago.



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