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Hold Me to an Island: Caribbean Place

Hold Me to an Island:Caribbean Place: An Anthology of Writing Exploring the relationships between the Caribbean people and their environment, this anthology brings together poetry, fiction, and other pieces of prose that focus on the Caribbean’s natural and manmade environments with an insider point of view. The writings are divided by relating to…(Read More)

Jubilation

Jubilation

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Jubilation: Poems Celebrating 50 years of Jamaican Independence. In Jubilation!, over fifty contemporary Jamaican poets reflect in complex, nuanced, outspoken, meditative, humorous and outrageous ways upon the historical and existential moment of Jamaican independence from Britain and the years that have followed. A majority of the poems were written for this anthology and are previously…(Read More)

Seven Strong

A collaboration between the South Carolina Poetry Initiative and the University of South Carolina Press, the South Carolina Poetry Book Prize is a celebration of accomplished and emerging poets linked together by their shared associations with the Palmetto State. Published on the seventh anniversary of this award series, Seven Strong features selections from the winning…(Read More)

Home is Where

Home is Where

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This anthology seeks to celebrate the strength that exists in the work of African American poets in the Carolinas region. Many of them are scattered all around the country now, and these poets show themselves to have a great deal in common by being poets who have roots in this region. At the same time…(Read More)

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Wheel and Come Again

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Wheel and Come Again This is an anthology to delight both lovers of reggae and lovers of poetry which sings light as a feather, heavy as lead over the bedrock of drum and bass. If in the past Caribbean poetry seemed split between the English literary tradition and the oral performance of dub poetry, Wheel…(Read More)

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Talk Yuh Talk

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Talk Yuh Talk The interviews in Talk Yuh Talk reflect a range of Caribbean voices from several generations, from those poets influenced by a dynamic interplay between the popular culture of reggae, calypso, folk music, and “yard” theater to those whose work is closer to classical forms of literature and oral narrative. Kwame Dawes talks…(Read More)

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So Much Things to Say

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So Much Things to Say A dazzling array of world-renowned poets donate their words in celebration of Calabash, the world’s best literary festival, held annually in Treasure Beach, Jamaica. Contributors include: Robert Pinsky, Derek Walcott, Elizabeth Alexander, Amiri Baraka, Martin Espada, Terrance Hayes, Valzyna Mort, Sonia Sanchez, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Patricia Smith, Saul…(Read More)

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Twenty South Carolina Poetry Fellows Hub City’s newest book, TWENTY: South Carolina Poetry Fellows, is not just another poetry collection. Here, 20 Palmetto State writers who have received the state’s highest honor in creative writing present five of their favorite poems and tell readers what these works reveal about their lives as poets…(Read More)

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Red

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Red Red collects poems that engage ‘red’, poems by Black British poets writing with the word “red” in mind—as a kind of leap-off point, a context, a germ—the way something small, minor, or grand might spur a poem. It offers the reader the freedom to come to whatever conclusions they want to…(Read More)

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