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Author: Lasana M Sekou

Lasana M. Sekou is a St. Martin, Caribbean author of poetry, monologues, short stories, and essays. Reviewers have compared Sekou's poetry to the works of Aimé Césaire, Oswald Mtshali, Kamau Brathwaite, Dylan Thomas, e.e. cummings, and Linton Kwesi Johnson. His NATIVITY, THE SALT REAPER, 37 POEMS, LOVE SONGS MAKE YOU CRY and BROTHERHOOD OF THE SPURS, all published by House of Nehesi, have been required reading at Caribbean, North American, and European universities. Sekou has performed his poetry throughout the Caribbean, USA, South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. His poetry has been translated into Spanish, Dutch, French, German, Turkish, and Chinese. Sekou is an advocate for the independence of St. Martin, a colony of France and the Netherlands. BOOK OF THE DEAD (House of Nehesi, 2016) and HURRICANE PROTOCOL (House of Nehesi, 2019) are his newest collections.

37 POEMS
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37 POEMS

House of Nehesi Publishers

Poetry. "37 POEMS is significant, vigorous and radical, life-affirming in an age when jaded cynicism often passes for wisdom." —Tabish Khair37 POEMS was written in China while the St. Martin poet was a visiting fellow at Asia's first International W...

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Book of The Dead
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Book of The Dead

House of Nehesi Publishers

Poetry. Caribbean Studies. Latino/Latina Studies. African & African American Studies. "An important new work of world literature... an ambitious book."—Xu Xi"BOOK OF THE DEAD risks a new kind of pan-Caribbean poetry. It is not merely that it reaches...

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BROTHERHOOD OF THE SPURS
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BROTHERHOOD OF THE SPURS

House of Nehesi Publishers

Fiction. Short stories. Lasana M. Sekou is the author of 11 books of poetry, monologues, and short stories. He is the leading writer of St. Martin and is considered one of the prolific Caribbean poets of his generation. His writings are taught in hi...

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Hurricane Protocol
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Hurricane Protocol

House of Nehesi Publishers

Poetry. Caribbean Studies. Latinx Studies. African & African American Studies. "There is a raw urgency to these poems within the 'protocol' set, the 'name' of each echoes marine distress-calling, a plea to humanity; recounting the travails during th...

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Love Songs Make You Cry - Second Edition
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Love Songs Make You Cry - Second Edition

House of Nehesi Publishers

Fiction. Short stories. Lasana M. Sekou is the author of 20 books of poetry, monologues, and short stories. He is the leading writer of St. Martin and is considered one of the prolific Caribbean poets of his generation."LOVE SONGS MAKE YOU CRY stirs...

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Nativity/Nativite/Natividad (Trilingual Edition | English | French | Spanish)
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Nativity/Nativite/Natividad (Trilingual Edition | English | French | Spanish)

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Poetry. Drama. Atlantic world epic, seminally in the genre of Pablo Neruda and Aimé Césaire. Trilingual Edition (English, French, and Spanish)."The poet ploughs, seminates and gleans in the social landscape in a journey of collective self-discovery,...

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Pelican Heart/Corazon de pelicano
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Pelican Heart/Corazon de pelicano

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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. African American Studies. Bilingual edition. Translated into Spanish by Maria Teresa Ortega. A selection from ten books by Sekou, with introduction and notes by leading Cuban literary critic Emilio Jorge Rodriguez. "De...

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THE SALT REAPER: POEMS FROM THE FLATS
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THE SALT REAPER: POEMS FROM THE FLATS

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Poetry. African American Studies. The author of ten books of poetry, monologues, and short stores, Sekou is a St. Martin writer who has recited his poetry throughout the Carribean and the world. His works are commonly required as university reading,...

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THE SALT REAPER: SELECTED POEMS FROM THE FLATS
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THE SALT REAPER: SELECTED POEMS FROM THE FLATS

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Poetry. Multimedia. Music. Published in association with Mountain Dove Records. Vocals by Lasana M. Sekou. Mixed and produced by Angelo Rombley. "Lasana Sekou has moved his impressive book of poetry THE SALT REAPER into the field of WordMusic ... po...

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