A Black poet’s meditative, evocative journey to the Dutch Caribbean island Curacao, evoking slave experiences through historical remains, human memories, and his own associations with his native West Africa and current homes in Puerto Rico and Canada. The poetry is often graphic, with lines in Spanish, and shows parallels in landscape, food, and language between West Africa and the Caribbean.
Poetry. African & African American Studies.
Dannabang Kuwabong is a Ghanaian Canadian born in Nanville in the Upper West Region of Ghana. He was educated in Ghana, Scotland, and Canada and teaches Caribbean literature at the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. His publications include Konga and other Dagaaba Folktales; Visions of Venom; CARIBBEAN BLUES & LOVE'S GENEALOGY; Echoes from Dusty Rivers; and VOICES FROM KIBULI COUNTRY. Kuwabong's poetry adds a new dimension to the growing body of new voices that is expanding and redefining Canadian literature. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.
Author City: TORONTO, ON CAN