Thursday 25 May 2017
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Gbanabom Hallowell



Already established as a poet in Sierra Leone, Gbanabom Hallowell has branched into the genre of storytelling. Author of four volumes of poetry, including MANSCAPE IN THE SIERRA: NEW AND COLLECTED POEMS 1991-2011 and most recently, A LITTLE AFTER DAWN. A journalist, lecturer and almunus of The Milton Margai College, Union Institute & University, and Harvard University, Hallowell is also the author of. TEARS OF THE SWEET PENINSULA: MAY 25, 1997 AND THE SIERRA LEONE CIVIL CONFLICT.


In 'From Aden to Bliss' he has attempted to conquer various African cultural taboos using his own personal experience, and seems to cater more for the older reader this time!