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Parkes, Nii Ayikwei

Overview
Works: 15 works in 46 publications in 4 languages and 609 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR9379.9.P37, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Nii Ayikwei Parkes
 
Most widely held works by Nii Ayikwei Parkes
Tail of the blue bird by Nii Ayikwei Parkes( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Tail of the Blue Bird' is a story of the mythical heart of Africa, of the clash and clasp between old and new worlds. Lyrically beautiful, at once uncanny and heart-warmingly human, this is a story that tells us that at the heart of modern man there remains the capacity to know the unknowable
South of south : an anthology devoted to the humanity and narrative of migration( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most migrants arrive at their destinations by a combination of serendipity and choicelessness. This has been Nii Parkes' own experience. The question, "How did you arrive here?" is always answered with a convoluted mix of myth, love, family ties, budget, language, persecution, opportunity and interruption. To answer that question, he has brought together a distinguished selection of contemporary writers who share parallel experiences and invited them to contribute short fiction to this anthology. This is a rich mix of writing re-imagining the constantly evolving dynamics of trans-national migration in the 21st century, exploring the complex fabric of the world that contemporary migrants negotiate
The makings of you by Nii Ayikwei Parkes( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance the guns to silence : 100 poems for Ken Saro-Wiwa by Nii Ayikwei Parkes( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of the Remember Saro-Wiwa campaign, this anthology marks the 10th anniversary of Ken Saro-Wiwas killing on 10 November 1995 with 100 poems from around the world. The poems, contributed by new as well as celebrated writers, fall under general themes which include freedom of expression; resistance (literary and otherwise); and more
Spalding suite by Inua Ellams( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seen from a British perspective, The Spalding Suite gets to the heart and soul of the gravity-defying game and delves into the hopes and dreams of those who play it. From the fleeting high of the score and the robust camaraderie of the team, to the poignant lows of a body too worn to play the game."--Back cover
Ballast : a remix : poetry by Nii Ayikwei Parkes( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

X-24 unclassified : a collection of short stories( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes of a boy, lips of a man by Nii Ayikwei Parkes( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South of south : an anthology on migration, the humanity and narrative of migration( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mouthmark book of poetry( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An anthology of the individual-author titles published under the mouthmark poetry pamphlet series, comprising the work of Nick Makoha, Inua Ellams, Jacob Sam-La Rose, Jessica Horn, Truth Thomas, Denise Saul, Malika Booker, Janett Plummer, and Warsan Shire. The series was conceived by flipped eye publishing's senior editor, Nii Ayikwei Parkes, as a means to get poets from non-mainstream backgrounds - including performance - into print. Now, with the release of 'The mouthmark Book of Poetry', readers can experience all nine individual poets published under the mouthmark poetry pamphlet series in this collectible volume that retains hallmarks of the iconic series, such as the distinctive brown paper-look cover with bold black designs." -- page 4 of cover
South of South( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tell tales : the short story anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M is for madrigal : poetry by Nii Ayikwei Parkes( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

My imagination my world : an anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Tail of the blue bird
Alternative Names

controlled identityKojo, K. P.

Ayikwei Parkes, Nii

Ayikwei Parkes, Nii 1974-

Nii Ayikwei Parkes ghanaischer Schriftsteller und K√ľnstler

Nii Parkes Brits schrijver

Parkes, Nii 1974-

Parkes, Nii Ayikwei 1974-

Languages
English (33)

German (7)

French (5)

Dutch (1)

Covers
South of south : an anthology devoted to the humanity and narrative of migrationThe makings of youDance the guns to silence : 100 poems for Ken Saro-WiwaX-24 unclassified : a collection of short storiesSouth of south : an anthology on migration, the humanity and narrative of migrationSouth of SouthTell tales : the short story anthology