eyes of a boy, lips of a man is Nii Ayikwei Parkes' first poetry publication - a chapbook that contains now-renowned poems like Ghana By Air, The Bite and Tin Roof, which was chosen for London's Poems on the Undeground in 2007, making him one of the youngest living writers to be featured. Since the release of eyes of a boy, lips of a man in Ghana in 1999, Nii has gone on to be awarded the ACRAG Award for Poetry and Literary Advocacy and his debut novel, Tail of the Blue Bird was shortlisted for the 2010 Commonwealth Writers' Prize.
Used availability for Nii Ayikwei Parkes's Eyes of a Boy, Lips of a Man
April 2001 : Paperback
March 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition