Peter Anderson, PhD
Guest Editor & Prize-Winning Author

In this profile, South African turned Texan Peter Anderson explains why he sees himself as a “link” between Africa and the United States.

    Anderson’s poetry and fiction have earned him awards across two continents.

South Sudan Photo by Sumy Sadumi

The Carolyn Forché Prize
for Humanitarian Poetry

Applications for this newly established prize will be accepted beginning March 15, 2018, through August 15, 2018.

    Given in honor of Forché, who coined the term “poet of witness,” the prize includes a cash award for the top entry and publication for the winner and 10 finalists.

New Release:
No, Achilles

This international anthology features 64 poets who write “between a boiling urgency and intense reflection” to remind us of the power of witness.

    One critic comments, “Rarely have so many voices been gathered in one place to remind us what it is to live with, among, and after, war.”