Author: Olive Senior

Olive Senior is one of Canada's most internationally recognized and acclaimed writers. Among her many awards and honours she has won the Commonwealth Writers Prize and F.G. Bressani Literary Prize, was nominated for a Governor-General's Literary Award, and was runner up for the Casa de Las Americas Prize and the Pat Lowther Award. In 2003, she received the Norman Washington Manley Foundation Award for Excellence (preservation of cultural heritage--Jamaica). Her body of published work includes four books of poetry, three collections of short stories and several award-winning nonfiction works on Caribbean culture.

Arrival of the Snake-Woman
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Arrival of the Snake-Woman

Mawenzi House/TSAR Publishers

Fiction. African American Studies. The Toronto author's Jamaican birthplace provides the setting for these powerful and poignant stories that span a period of roughly 150 years, from the closing days of slavery in 1838 to the 1980s. The tensions wro...

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