Best New Stories From The Caribbean

eBook - 2014
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Featuring a preface by Olive Senior. Includes the 2013 Commonwealth Prize-winning story "The Whale House" by Sharon Millar. Akashic Books and Peepal Tree Press, two of the foremost publishers of Caribbean literature, launch a joint Caribbean-focused imprint, Peekash Press, with this anthology. Consisting entirely of brand-new stories by authors living in the region (not simply authors from the region), this collection gathers the very best entries to the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, including a mix of established and up-and-coming writers from islands throughout the Caribbean. Featuring these brand-new stories: "The Whale House" by Sharon Millar (Trinidad & Tobago)"A Good Friday" by Barbara Jenkins (Trinidad & Tobago)"Reversal of Fortunes" by Kevin Baldeosingh (Trinidad & Tobago)"The Monkey Trap" by Kevin Hosein (Trinidad & Tobago)"The Science of Salvation" by Dwight Thompson (Jamaica)"Waywardness" by Ezekel Alan (Jamaica)"Berry" by Kimmisha Thomas (Jamaica)"Father, Father" by Garfield Ellis (Jamaica)"All the Secret Things No-One Ever Knows" by Sharon Leach (Jamaica)"This Thing We Call Love" by Ivory Kelly (Belize)"And the Virgin's Name Was Leah" by Heather Barker (Barbados)"Amelia" by Joanne Hillhouse (Antigua & Barbuda)"Mango Summer" by Janice Lynn Mather (Bahamas)and others!
Publisher: [United States] : Akashic Books : Made available through hoopla, 2014
ISBN: 9781617752834
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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Feb 07, 2015

A well-written collection of stories that provide flavor and insight into life in the Caribbean.


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