Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean

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This anthology is an opportunity to discover some of the best new voices from the Caribbean. This is a generation that has absorbed Derek Walcott, Kamau Brathwaite, Martin Carter, and Lorna Goodison, while finding its own distinctive voice. 

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With a generous sample from each poet, this anthology is an opportunity to discover some of the best new voices from the Caribbean. This is a generation that has absorbed Derek Walcott, Kamau Brathwaite, Martin Carter, and Lorna Goodison, while finding its own distinctive voice. 

“In generation after generation of Caribbean poetry, travel, departure, and return have been as central to our body of work as any other theme. It is important and admirable that this gathering of poets allows us to explore the meaning of these ideas of home.” 

— Kwame Dawes 

Featuring poems by: 

  • Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné • Trinidad and Tobago 
  • Danielle Jennings • Jamaica 
  • Ruel Johnson • Guyana 
  • Monica Minott • Jamaica 
  • Debra Providence • St Vincent and the Grenadines 
  • Shivanee Ramlochan • Trinidad and Tobago 
  • Colin Robinson • Trinidad and Tobago 
  • Sassy Ross • St Lucia 

Book Details

ISBN

9781617754326, 9781845233099

Pages

214

Published

2015

Author

Akashic Books,

Peepal Tree Press

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“In generation after generation of Caribbean poetry, travel, departure, and return have been as central to our body of work as any other theme. It is important and admirable that this gathering of poets allows us to explore the meaning of these ideas of home.” 

— Kwame Dawes