ACHUKA Book of the Day Friday 10 Apr 2020
Edited by John Agard and Grace Nichols, this is a celebration of the Caribbean in over fifty poems.
“Vivid, buzzing with energy and great rhymes.” Guardian
“Steeped in sunlight … a magical collection.” Daily Telegraph
Full of the amazing sights, sounds, smells and rhythms of Trinidad, Guyana, Jamaica, Barbados and the Bahamas, this cornerstone anthology vividly evokes the childhood memories of thirteen poets (a Caribbean dozen!).
With over fifty poems, a profile of each poet, bibliographies, sumptuous illustrations and an easy-reference index, A Caribbean Dozen is a collection to be savoured for years to come.
The 12 poets featured are – Valerie Bloom, Faustin Charles, Telcine Turner, David Campbell, Opal Palmer Adisa, Marc Matthews, Dionne Brand, Pamela Mordecai, John Lyons, Frank Collymore, James Berry, Grace Nichols and John Agard.