Kayo Chingonyi - Author

About the Author

Kayo Chingonyi was born in Zambia in 1987, and moved to the UK at the age of six. He is the author of two pamphlets, and a fellow of the Complete Works programme for diversity and quality in British Poetry. In 2012, he was awarded a Geoffrey Dearmer Prize, and was Associate Poet at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in 2015.

Featured books by Kayo Chingonyi

Kumukanda

Kumukanda

Author: Kayo Chingonyi Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2017

Underpinned by a love of music, language and literature, here is a powerful exploration of race, identity and masculinity, celebrating what it means to be British and not British, all at once. *AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 AND RADIO 6 MUSIC*

Other books by Kayo Chingonyi

Kumukanda

Kumukanda

Author: Kayo Chingonyi Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2017

Underpinned by a love of music, language and literature, here is a powerful exploration of race, identity and masculinity, celebrating what it means to be British and not British, all at once. *AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 AND RADIO 6 MUSIC*

Some Bright Elegance

Some Bright Elegance

Author: Kayo Chingonyi Format: Pamphlet Release Date: 15/03/2012

Some Bright Elegance is about the changes that are a part of life in the 21st Century. In the book this is explored in relation to the search for meaning and consolation in the wake of bereavement, the memorial role of music, and the effects of social change on local communities. The book is also threaded with imagined scenes centred on those defining moments when people, places or objects take on new significances.

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