Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected Poems

New and Selected Poems


Kwame Dawes  Duppy Conqueror

edited by Matthew Shenoda

Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected Poems represents an exciting addition to the growing body of work being produced by the prolific poet and writer Kwame Dawes. This volume represents the introduction of Dawes to a new core of readers in the U.S. and will delight those who have followed Dawes’s eighteen previous collections over the last twenty years.

Edited by Matthew Shenoda, Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected Poems showcases spirituality, political engagement, historical rootedness, and a commitment to beauty that underpins the best of reggae music.

Over the next six months, Duppy Conqueror will be launched domestically and internationally, beginning in Seattle, the home of Copper Canyon Press, with stops in Lincoln, New York, Chicago, Texas, Rotterdam, London, Kingston, Tunis, and Accra.


For interviews, questions, and review copies, please contact
Kelly Forsythe 312.659.9818 | kelly@coppercanyonpress.org

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