Chingonyi joins Bloomsbury to oversee publisher's first poetry list

Chingonyi joins Bloomsbury to oversee publisher's first poetry list

Kayo Chingonyi is joining Bloomsbury as editor to oversee the publisher's first poetry list, with its inaugural collection coming in April 2022, followed by three further titles.

In its first year, Bloomsbury Poetry will release the "heartrending reckonings" of Valzhyna Mort, the "lyrical genius" of Polarbear, the jazz-inflected grief sonnets of Anthony Joseph and the "transformative reflections" of Selina Nwulu in print, e-book and audio editions.

The titles are billed as representing the best of contemporary poetry "with a list that emboldens innovative, dynamic poets from across the fu...

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