Writers from 1900 to the present, both famous and less well-known, are given a voice in this anthology which encompasses poetry, short stories, essays, articles and interviews. Amongst the many represented here are: * C.L.R. James * George Lamming * Jean Rhys * Benjamin Zephaniah * Claude McKay * Jamaica Kincaid * Sylvia Wynter * Derek Walcott * David Dabydeen * Grace Nichols.
The Caribbean has produced one of the most vigorous and exciting bodies of poetry in the twentieth century, and this anthology covers all its major languages. Featuring a range of poets from Derek Walcott to Jesus Cos Causse, and Olive Senior to Una Marson, this is a rich and satisfying book.
Stories from Blue Latitudes gathers the major and emerging women fiction writers from the Caribbean, including Dionne Brand, Michelle Cliff, Merle Collins, Edwidge Danticat, Jamaica Kincaid, Paule Marshall, and Pauline Melville.
Brings together a contemporary selection from key poets and fiction writers living in Canada, the US, the UK, and the Caribbean itself. Fusing creole and other cultural streams from a changing world, these writers capture the cadences and rhythms of the Caribbean while admitting other influences to demonstrate the vigour and vitality of Caribbean writing today.