Swan Scythe Press



This title is out of print.

The Spices of Our Sky

By Nwando Mbanugo

ISBN: 1-930454-00-7

Read an excerpt: “Ogbuefi: The Chief

Praise for The Spices of Our Sky

Nwando Mbanugo’s poetry lights the way to a very distinctive way of life — a life of praise, ceremony, ritual, pain and joy — and by so doing opens up that world so that it stands for the essential ways we all live. She is a fine poet and this collection is a testament to her talent.

— Clarence Major

About Nwando Mbanugo

Nwando Mbanugo Was born in Oakland, California, but raised in Lagos, Nigeria. She attended a boarding school in Nigeria and later finished up her high schooling in Berkeley, California. Nwando was not exposed to poetry in English until her college years at the University of California, Davis, where she studied biochemistry and English.

Contact Nwando Mbanugo: numbanugo@ucdavis.edu