This issue of The Caribbean Writer celebrates its 15th anniversary with a brief history by editor Erika J. Waters and congratulatory comments from contributors, university administrators, and advisory board members. The volume also contains an important interview with Errol Hill, “Caribbean Theatre Pioneer” and a special section of new poems by Opal Palmer Adisa. Novelist and poet Edwidge Danticat translated poems by Haitian writer Rodney Saint-Éloi. Poets published in volume 15 include Willi Chen, Gabriel DeLorenzo, Howard A. Fergus, Delores Gauntlett, Patricia Gill, Cecil Gray, Laurence Lieberman, Mbala, Jennifer Rahim, Thomas Reiter, and Virgil Suarez. Short fiction selections include work by Cyril Dabydeen, Maria Lemus and Marvin E. Williams. Book reviews are by noted critics Bruce King, Geoffrey Philp, Maud Pierre-Charles, Kwame Dawes, June D. Bobb, Arnold R. Highfield, Louis James, Eugene V. Mohr, Evelyn O’Callaghan, Bruce Berlind, Brenda F. Berrian, Sandra Pouchet Paquet, and J. Michael Dash, among others. An index of volumes 11-15 is also included.
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Erika J. Waters is a professor of English at the University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix campus, and has published articles and reviews on Caribbean literature. She co-edited Critical Issues in Caribbean Literature (1984), edited New Writing for the Caribbean (1994) and is editor of The Caribbean Writer.
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Book Description Univ of the Virgin Islands, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0962860646