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Issue 74

Wasafiri 74: Brighter Suns - Sixty Years of Literature from Trinidad

Issue 74: Summer 2013


Brighter Suns: Sixty Years of Literature from Trinidad

Fiction by Lisa Allen-Agostini, Debora Alleyne De Gazon, Lawrence Scott and Amanda Smyth

Poems by James Christopher Aboud, Abinta Clarke, Alison Gibb, Anu Lakhan and Roger Robinson

Essays by Earl Lovelace, Susheila Nasta and Monique Roffey

Articles on Indian-Trinidadian women writers, the Ramayana and Indo-Caribbean experience, censorship, Selvon and Caribbean Voices and V S Naipaul

Art Essay on disappearing houses

Reviews of Wayne Brown's The Scent of the Past, Monique Roffey Archipelago, Keith Jardim's Near Open Water: Stories, Bobby Nayyar's West of No East and Haiti Noir edited by Edwidge Danticat


Stephanie Decouvelaere and Malachi McIntosh

Monique Roffey
New Writing from the Island of Trinidad

Abinta Clarke

Lisa Allen-Agostini
Fiction: Soca Star

Frank Birbalsingh
Indian-Trinidadian Women Writers: An Overview

Anu Lakhan

Shalini Khan
Harold Sonny Ladoo's No Pain Like This Body: The Ramayana and Indo-Caribbean Experience

Lawrence Scott
Fiction: The Penalty of Death

Susheila Nasta
An Unexpected Encounter with Sam Selvon at the National Portrait Gallery

Alison Gibb

Andre Bagoo and Vahni Capildeo
Disappearing Houses

Letizia Gramaglia and Malachi McIntosh
Censorship, Selvon and Caribbean Voices: 'Behind the Humming Bird' and the Caribbean Literary Field

Deborah Alleyne De Gazon
Fiction: Farmer Brown and the Jumbies

Alison Donnell
V S Naipaul, a Queer Trinidadian

Amanda Smyth
Fiction: Little Fishes

Earl Lovelace
Reclaiming Rebellion

James Christopher Aboud

Jeremy Poynting
Reading Post-Millennial Trinidadian Literature: A Reflection

Roger Robinson


Sharon Millar
The NGC Bocas Literary Festival 2012

Ben Hickman
Roydon Salick, ed The Poems of Sam Selvon

Jany P W Joseph
Wayne Brown On the Coast and other Poems
Wayne Brown The Scent of the Past

Claire Westall
Jennifer Rahim and Barbara Lalla, ed Created in the West Indies: Caribbean Perspectives on V S Naipaul

Sophie Megan Harris
Monique Roffey Archipelago

Paul March-Russell
Keith Jardim Near Open Water: Stories

Louis  James
Mariel Brown, dir Inward Hunger: The Story of Eric Williams

Jo Collins
Edwidge Danticat, ed Haiti Noir
Emily A Maguire Racial Experiments in Cuban Literature and Ethnography

Sadiqa Beg
Manu Joseph Serious Men
Bobby Nayyar West of No East

Madeline Clements
Julian Petley and Robin Richardson, ed Pointing the Finger: Islam and Muslims in the British Media
Peter Morey and Amina Yaqin Framing Muslims: Stereotyping and Representation After 9/11

Aditya Misra
Ama Ata Aidoo Diplomatic Pounds and Other Stories
Anne V Adams, ed Essays in Honour of Ama Ata Aidoo at 70: A Reader in Cultural Studies

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