Writing Life: Reflections by West Indian Writers

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Drawn from the UWI Mona 2006 Academic Conference, Writing Life presents work by an intriguing mix of 19 West Indian writers: Kevin Baldeosingh . Erna Brodber . Staceyann Chin . Kwame Dawes . Honor Ford-Smith . Cecil Gray . Merle Hodge . Paul Keens-Douglas . Brother Resistance . Jean Small . Amina Blackwood Meeks . Alwin Bully . Merle Collins . Jean D’Costa . Rawle Gibbons . Kendel Hippolyte . Joan Andrea Hutchinson . Mark McWatt . Olive Senior The invitation to reflect on West Indian life and their experiences as writers provoked a wide range of insightful responses, involving such concerns as identity, language, memory, place, personal trauma history, community, audience, development and politics. The book endorses the notion that the writer’s job, in the words of one contributor, ;is to go beyond individual experiences and to try and frame our questions and our work within a broader perspective’.

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The content and contributors include: Loving Guyana's Rivers - Mark McWatt; Fiction as Hypothesis - Erna Brodber; Cyar Take Dat A Big Dutty Lie - Brother Resistance; Encounters With Poetry - Cecil Gray; Writing Against the Grain - Kendel Hippolyte; Writing from the Caribbean - Kevin Baldeosingh; Writing Home Away from Home - Kwame Dawes; The Colour of Free Stacey -Ann Chin; Memory, My City, My Home - Honor Ford-Smith; A State of Being - Jean Small; Carnival Is Marse - Paul Keens-Douglas; Myth, Art, Spirit (Mas) on the Caribbean Stage - Rawle Gibbons; The Calypso Theatre Experiment: Dominica, 1972-1980 - Alwin Bully Tenky; Miss Lou, Tenky Ivan Lef Mi Inna Grief - Joan Andrea Hutchinson; After Ivan: Reflections Under the Mountain - Merle Collins; Born Inside the Stories - Jean D Costa; Destination Smaddification Going Bananas - Amina Blackwood Meeks; The Writer in the Caribbean Language Situation - Merle Hodge; and The Reluctant Interpreter - Olive Senior.

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