Sentinel Poetry Quarterly

Text Box: ISSN 1744-2982    Established July 2004



Nnorom Azuonye

Founder and Administrator of Sentinel Poetry Movement, was editor of Sentinel Poetry (Online) December 2002 — January 2005.

He is the author of Letter To God and Other Poems (2003), The Bridge Selection (December 2005)and the forthcoming A Juror Of My Time (2007). His poems, interviews, short stories and essays have appeared in anthologies, and literary journals in Nigeria, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada and the Americas, notably: Other Voices, Agenda, Keystone, Orbis, Flair, The Guardian, Eclectica Magazine, The MAG, World Haiku Review, Poetry Monthly, Wandering Dog, Voices Against Racism: 100 Poems Against Racism (1998) For The Love of God (2004). An amateur web designer. He builds and maintains the Sentinel Poetry websites himself. It is fun.


Reviews Editor


Molara Wood

Writer, freelance journalist and sometimes,

a poet. Molara was born in Nigeria in 1967.

She has lived and studied in Nigeria, and in the UK. Her articles, reviews, essays and poems have appeared in several publications, including: DrumVoices Revue, Farafina (online and print magazines), Sentinel Poetry and Eclectica Magazine. She is a regular contributor to the Arts pages of The Guardian on Sunday, Lagos, Nigeria. Molara Wood lives and works in London.

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Contributing Editor


AnnMarie Eldon


AnnMarie Eldon was born in Birmingham, England. She has divided homes and irony between the US and UK and travelled India, the Himalayas and Asia. When not juggling various hormones, children and personae interiorae she cannot be found secretively blogging from a safe house in picturesque Oxfordshire. Her work was, is or will be at Can We Have Our Ball Back, Carnelian, Del Sol Review, elimae, eScene, Impetus, Locust, Melic Review, Mipo, Muse Apprentice Guild, Niederngasse, Poetry Kit Magazine, Rock Salt Plum, Snow Monkey, Tears in the Fence, tin lustre mobile, Three Candles. She is a 2004 Pushcart Prize nominee and is to be published by Anchor Books, Forward Press and Triumph House.

Contributing Editor


Pius Adesanmi

Poet and critic, Adesanmi was born in 1972 and obtained a First Class Honours degree in French Studies from the University of Ilorin (1992). He subsequently obtained a Master’s degree and a Ph.D in the same discipline from the University of Ibadan and the University of British Columbia respectively. He has since pursued a career as a scholar of Francophone and Anglophone African and Black Diasporic literatures and cultures. He is a two-time Fellow of the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) and has guest-lectured widely in Universities in Africa, Europe, and North America. He has contributed essays on literature and culture to several learned journals, literary reviews, newspapers, and edited books. He regularly serves as a manuscript reviewer for literary publications. His poetry collection, The Wayfarer and Other Poems” won the Association of Nigerian Authors Poetry Prize in 2001. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at The Pennsylvania State University.



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