Nduka Otiono (National Capital Region Branch) has been shortlisted for the Archibald Lampman Award for poetry for his new collection of poems, DisPlace: The Poetry of Nduka Otiono. published as part of Canada’s most prestigious poetry series, Laurier Poetry Series (LPS) of Wilfrid University Press. The winner announcement will take place at the Ottawa Book Awards ceremony on October 19, 2022, at Les Lye Studio at the Meridian Theatre. See full details HERE. The book is available on Amazon at https://www.amazon.ca/DisPlace-Poetry-Nduka-Otiono/dp/1771125381 and other major online book vendors and traditional bookstores across Canada and internationally. Nduka launched DisPlace in Ottawa on March 30. Carleton University’s Institute of African Studies and the Department of English Language and Literature hosted the hybrid in-person and virtual event and included Guest of Honor, His Excellency, Mr. Adeyinka Asekun, the High Commissioner of Nigeria to Canada.