Badilisha Poetry X-Change which is Africa largest digital archive for African poets has archived over 350 African poets from 22 different countries from both the continent and the global African Diaspora. These poets represent a broad range of voices, genres and language, thereby reflecting contemporary trends and evolutions in the medium along with some of the historic giants of African poetry.

Recently Badillisha Poetry X-Change was able to feature the works of more than 15 Ethiopian poets that reflect diversity in their works. The list not only includes world class poets like Lemn Sisay but also diverse list of young poets like Kibrom a poet whose work is popular in websites like poemhunter and Artist Mihret Kebede who is co-founder of Tobiya Poetic Jazz .

The project not only features Ethiopian poets who write in English but also in Amharic giving Ethiopian poets work exposure to larger African art community. Now you can listen to Ethiopian poets work at Badilisha Poetry X-Change.


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