Caribbean Voices

Peepal Tree Press Literary Readings

Monday 18 November 2013 6.00pm

G09, Old Whiteknights House, Whiteknights Campus

All are welcome to this free event.


Curdella Forbes is the critically acclaimed Jamaican

author of Ghosts (Peepal Tree 2012); Songs of

Silence (Heinemann 2002, 2010); Flying with Icarus and

Other Stories (Walker Books 2003), a collection of

stories for younger readers; A Permanent

Freedom (Peepal Tree 2008); and an award-winning

scholarly work, From Nation to Diaspora: Samuel

Selvon, George Lamming and the Cultural Performance of

Gender. Currently Professor of Caribbean Literature at

Howard University, she lives in Takoma Park, Maryland.

Roger Robinson

Roger Robinson is a writer and performer who lives

between London and Trinidad. He has performed

worldwide and is an experienced lecturer on poetry

and performance. He was also chosen by Decibel as

one of 50 writers who have influenced the black-

British writing canon over the past 50 years. He has

received writing commissions from Stratford Theatre

Royal East, The National Trust, London Open House

and the National Portrait Gallery, LIFT and the Tate.



For further information, please contact:

 Professor Alison Donnell

About Cindy

Associate Professor in the Department of English Literature at the University of Reading. Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
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