The Careless Seamstress – winner of the 2018 Sillerman First Book Prize – is forthcoming from The University of Nebraska Press in 2019. Kindly pre-order a copy HERE (when shipping to a US address use the discount/promotional code 6AS19). 


Mandible (Slapering Hol Press, 2014)

Mandible (Slapering Hol Press, 2014). “Perhaps this is the most memorable element of Dema’s poetry—its ability to be inviting, to allow readers a way to hinge their mandible to her own.” – Matthew Shenoda

The Seven New Generation African Poets boxset is available here

One of the most assured and inquisitive poetic voices emerging in Africa today — Kwame Dawes, Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner and Director of the African Poetry Book Fund