Kamau Braithwaite, in memorium (1930-2020)

SPD is saddened to announce that inimitable Caribbean poet, performer, and teacher, Kamau Brathwaite has passed away. His kindness, generosity and eloquence will be sorely missed by those he left behind. We will miss his belief in what poetry could do, could become, could be.

"It is not enough to be free of the whips, principalities and powers." - Kamau Brathwaite 

(House of Nehesi Publishers, 2017)
By Kamau Brathwaite

Words Need Love Too
(House of Nehesi Publishers, 2000)
By Kamau Brathwaite

Trench Town Rock
(Lost Roads Publishers, 1994)
By Kamau Brathwaite

Read more about Brathwaite's work in this beautiful interview with Joyelle McSweeney in RAINTAXI.
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