Songs of Travel is a curated list of poems about travels with subtle and moving messages written by Femi Morgan. It is published by Artmosphere Nigeria under its Chapbook Series in collaboration with the publishing firm, Baron’s Café.
About the author
Femi Morgan lives in perpetual transit between Lagos and Ibadan. He is an arts curator and a creative director at a content management firm. He was longlisted for the BN Poetry Prize in 2015 and nominated for the 2016 Writivism Poetry Workshop in Uganda. His works have been featured in Eureka Street, African Writer, Sentinel Nigeria, Jalada.org, Ink Sweat and Tears and Saraba Magazine. He is the author of the poetry chapbook, Silent Drummings published in 2008. He also created and co-edited the Sankofa Poetry Chapbook in 2015, an anthology of 25 contemporary voices.
Renegade is his first collection of Poetry. Renegade is published digitally by Baron’s Café and forthcoming in print by Khalam Editions, an imprint of Khalam Publishers. Stephanie Shonekan, music scholar at the University of Missouri, USA, describes Renegade as ‘surprising morsels of imagery and symbolism. He uses words, metaphors and phrasing that paints pictures of realism and fantasy. His references swing widely from the local to the global, from Sango to Skype, and from bitter leaf Soup to Oprah’.