About The Author

Lorna Goodison

Lorna Goodison was Jamaica’s Poet Laureate from 2017 to 2020 and was the recipient of The Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 2019. She the author of numerous books of poetry and short fiction. Her acclaimed memoir, From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her People was a finalist for the Charles Taylor Prize and the Trillium Award, and won the B.C. Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. Her Collected Poems appeared in 2017. Her most recent book of poetry, Mother Muse, was nominated for the Derek Walcott Prize in 2021. She lives in Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia.

Books by Lorna Goodison