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Affrilachian Poets

Works by Makalani Bandele


MAKALANI BANDELE has received fellowships from the Kentucky Arts Council, Cave Canem, and Millay Colony. He is member of the Affrilachian Poets. His work has been published in several anthologies, and in many in print and online in literary magazines. He is the author of one book of poems, hellfightin’ (Willow Books, 2012).


Spriggs, Bianca Lynne, and Jeremy Paden, editors. “Biographies.” Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2017, pp. 151–156.