Alexander Popoff Youth Award

The Alexander Popoff Youth Award poetry contest is aimed at people ages 16 years old and younger. The contest was established by Alex’s sister, American poet Georgia Popoff. First prize: $100. Guidelines: Poems must relate to some aspect of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. No reading fee. Email entries to: stazja@yahoo.com. Submission deadline: November … Continue reading

Anita McAndrews Award

The Anita McAndrews Award poetry contest is named for an American poet, artist, journalist and human rights advocate who devoted most of her adult life to forwarding the aims and goals of achieving human rights for all. First prize: $200. The guidelines for the Anita McAndrews Award poetry contest are as follows: Poems most relate … Continue reading

[Book Review] Damage

The Personal Costs of Political Change in Zimbabwe One of the things that I find appealing about the Harare-based publishing house, Weaver Press, is that even though it’s small, it’s like tree that’s got its roots firmly planted in the soil. And it courageously draws from the soil as much as it gives back to … Continue reading