MORE FIYA, edited by Kayo Chingonyi, is shortlisted for the Books are My Bag Poetry Award

We are delighted that More Fiya, an anthology edited by Kayo Chingonyi, has been shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag Poetry Award.

MORE FIYA brings together exceptional contemporary Black British Poetry. Curated as Kayo’s ‘dream mixtape’, it features a cross-generational span of current poets extending and inhabiting the spirits of the ancestors. Following in the tread of Lemn Sissay’s The Fire People, More Fiya aims to lodge in the mind of its readers for a lifetime, radiating to touch the lives of many.

The winners of the awards will be announced at Foyles Charing Cross on 7th November; you can vote on all the shortlists here.