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  • EYEWEAR SIGNS IMPRESSIVE YOUNG BRITISH TALENT KHARIIS UBIARO

    EYEWEAR PUBLISHING has secured the rights to publish a pamphlet, then book, of poems, as well as online performances and videos, from multi-talented rising British star, Khariis Ubiaro.

    Eyewear has acquired rights to publish simultaneously in the UK, Ireland and USA, and the books will be available worldwide from Eyewear’s website and trans-Atlantic distributors.

    Khariis Ubiaro, born in London in 1998, is a renaissance talent - as actor, dancer, singer, poet, and model. His poetry is mythic, personal, political, and ultimately addresses issues of identity, race, youth and music culture, and life's challenges, with passion, humour, and integrity.

    We are proud to bring this work to a wider public.

  • MAJOR US POET KIMIKO HAHN TO JUDGE THE 2017 SEXTON PRIZE

    EYWEAR PUBLISHING believes it is vital to keep the progressive, and creative, lines of artistic communication (and publication) open between the UK and the USA, especially at times like these.

    AS SUCH we are thrilled to be able to today announce that this year's FINAL JUDGE for the prestigious SEXTON PRIZE for an American poetry manuscript is KIMIKO HAHN.

    Kimiko Hahn is the author of nine books of poems, including: Brain Fever (W.W. Norton, 2014) and Toxic Flora (WWN, 2010), both collections inspired by science; The Narrow Road to the Interior (WWN, 2006) a collection that takes its title from Basho’s famous poetic journal; The Unbearable Heart (Kaya, 1996), which received an American Book Award; Earshot (Hanging Loose Press, 1992), which was awarded the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize and an Association of Asian American Studies Literature Award. Hahn takes pleasure in the challenges of collaboration, most recently with Lauren Henkin’s photographic series. Honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, PEN/Voelcker Award, Shelley Memorial Prize, a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a distinguished professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing & Literary Translation at Queens College, The City University of New York.

    photo credit: Beowulf Sheehan