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Feb 07, 2006 | 408 Pages
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Table Of Contents

Introduction by Donna Bailey Nurse

Claire Harris (b. 1937)

Travelling to Find a Remedy
Towards the Colour of Summer
Kay in Summer

Émile Ollivier (1940-2002)

from Mother Solitude

Olive Senior (b. 1941)

Do Angels Wear Brassieres?
Meditation on Yellow
The Pull of Birds
Thirteen Ways of Looking at Blackbird

Pamela Mordecai (b. 1942)

Poems Grow
Convent Girl
The Angel in the House

Althea Prince (b. 1945)
from Loving This Man

Lorna Goodison (b. 1947)
What We Carried That Carried Us
Never Expect
Questions for Marcus Mosiah Garvey
from From Harvey River: A Memoir

Rachel Manley (b. 1947)

from Drumblair: Memories of a Jamaican Childhood

M. NourbeSe Philip (b. 1947)

Salmon Courage
Meditations on the Declension of Beauty by the Girl with the Flying Cheek-bones
The Catechist
Cashew #4

H. Nigel Thomas (b. 1947)

How Loud Can the Village Cock Crow?

Honor Ford-Smith (b. 1951
from My Mother’s Last Dance

Dany Laferrière (b. 1953)

from How to Make Love to a Negro
An Aroma of Coffee

Okey Chigbo (b. 1955)

The Housegirl

Makeda Silvera (b. 1955)

from The Heart Does Not Bend

André Alexis (b. 1957)

from Childhood

Afua Cooper (b. 1957)

On the Way to Sunday School
Memories Have Tongue
Christopher Columbus

Lawrence Hill (b. 1957)

from Any Known Blood

Tessa McWatt (b. 1959)

from Dragons Cry

George Elliott Clarke (b. 1960)
The Wisdom of Shelley
King Bee Blues
from George & Rue

Nalo Hopkinson (b. 1960)

from Midnight Robber

David N. Odhiambo (b. 1965)

from Kipligat’s Chance

Suzette Mayr (b. 1967)

from The Widows

Robert Edison Sandiford (b. 1968)
from Sand for Snow: A Caribbean-Canadian Chronicle

Ken Wiwa (b. 1968)
from the Preface to In the Shadow of a Saint: A Son’s Journey to Understand His Father’s Legacy

Shane Book (b. 1970)

The One
Flagelliform: #9
Flagelliform: Fact
Flagelliform: Ayahuasca

Motion (b. 1970)

Wayde Compton (b. 1972)

Legba, Landed
Declaration of the Halfrican Nation
To Poitier

Kim Barry Brunhuber (b. 1973)

from Kameleon Man

Jemeni (b. 1974)

The Black Speaker

Esi Edugyan (b. 1977)
from The Second Life of Samuel Tyne

About the Authors
Suggested Reading
A Note on the Text and Acknowledgements

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