Books tagged: Caribbean & Latin American

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Any Waking Morning

By Mary Lou Soutar-Hynes

The poems in Any Waking Morning probe deeply into love, loss, and life's darker dilemmas. They seek pathways and meaning, interrogate endings and life changes, and tap the creative energy engendered through art's ekphrastic cycles. While foregrounding the influence of contemporary ... Read more

Blue Box

By Carmen Aguirre

Interweaving recollections of her revolutionary life in Chile under Pinochet’s regime with her fleeting attempts to realize a "vision" of love in Los Angeles, Carmen Aguirre's one-woman show Blue Box is a fiery proclamation of carnal yearning and social conviction. Assertive, ... Read more

Cast Iron

By Lisa Codrington

Alone in her Winnipeg nursing home, Libya receives an unexpected visitor from Barbados. Past repression resurfaces, until the tragedy that shaped her life spills from her soul. A rich story so vivid with the island, you can see Libya’s legs flying through the cane fields, ... Read more

Chile Con Carne and Other Early Works

By Carmen Aguirre

With perceptive, unflinching wit, these three early plays from award-winning Chilean Canadian writer Carmen Aguirre document the hardships, horrors, and heartache of exile, revealing the far-reaching effects of dictatorial violence and terror. Highlighting the fresh perspective ... Read more

de book of Mary

By Pamela Mordecai

de book of Mary is an epic poem in Jamaican Creole based on the Biblical story of Mary, Joseph and Jesus. The first book of a trilogy, Pamela Mordecai?s de book of Mary covers Mary?s life from her early years, through the arrival of the Archangel Gabriel and the birth of Yeshua, ... Read more

Fronteras Vivientes

Edited by Natalie Alvarez

This book is the first to showcase the work of established and emerging Latina/o playwrights in Canada, charting the range and depth of Latina?/o Canadian theatre—its radical experimentations with form; its unflinching forays into histories of conquest, political oppression, ... Read more

Hallucinations in the Alfalfa and Other Poems

Translated by Hugh Hazelton
By Griselda Garcia

The poetry of Griselda García is a hallucinatory journey through a landscape haunted by startling images of sensuality and desolation, humour and conflict, passion and suffering. Her lyrical, shifting visions, interwoven by a subtle, intermittent narrative line, touch on fear, ... Read more

In Your Crib

By Austin Clarke

Two black men: the poet, an elder and veteran of last century?s civil rights movement; and a nameless youth, swaggering and beltless, seduced by guns-and-gangs and expensive cars, and perpetually targeted by police. They are brothers by the colour of their skin, neighbours in ... Read more