Nick Makoha 
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Nick Makoha 
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* 1974, Lumino, Uganda
vive em: London, Reino Unido

Nick Makoha is a Ugandan poet and playwright, has lived in Kenya, Saudi Arabia and is currently based in London, where he founded The Obsidian Foundation, a creative Hub For Black Poets.
He is the Winner of the 2021 Ivan Juritz prize and the Poetry London Prize. In 2017, Nick’s debut collection Kingdom of Gravity was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection and was one of the Guardian’s best books of the year 2017. Nick is a Cave Canem Graduate Fellow and the Complete Works alumnus. He won the 2015 Brunel International African Poetry Prize and the 2016 Toi Derricotte & Cornelius Eady Prize for his pamphletResurrection Man. 

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His play The Dark – produced by Fuel Theatre and directed by JMK award-winner Roy Alexander – was on a national tour in 2019. It was shortlisted for the 2019 Alfred Fagon Award and won the 2021 Columbia International Play Reading prize. His poems have appeared in the Cambridge Review, the New York Times, Poetry Review, ‘e Rialto, Poetry London, TriQuarterly Review, 5 Dials, Boston Review, Callaloo and Wasaari. He is a Trustee for the Arvon Foundation and the Ministry of Stories, and a member of the Malika’s Poetry Kitchen collective.