Poetry from the Caribbean on BookIsh Plaza

2 10 2011

BookIsh Plaza, the online bookshop, has some interesting poetry books by St. Maarten writers (Caribbean).

One of the well known poets in the region who is trying to bridge the cultural differences in the region is Lasana M. Sekou. His latest poetry book Nativity/Nativité/Natividad is Sekou`s 13th book, it is his first title in English with the French and Spanish translations in one volume. References range from Middle Region to Concordia; from Morant Bay uprising to Congo Square dancing in New Orleans; from ancient Mexico to ancient Ethiopia; from Hakka Chinese to Hosay in Trinidad; from maroons in Colombia and Venezuela to white indentured; from jumbie characters to children`s traditional games; from the Haitian quake to insisting on the discipline of science and technology as essential to liberation.

Other interesting books are:

Guanahani, My Love by Marion Bethel

Eva / Sión / Es by Chiqui Vicioso

Skin by Drisana D. Jack

Take a look at BookIsh Plaza for some amazing books.

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