Kamau Brathwaite was born in Barbados in 1930. He is a poet, novelist, historian, critic, editor (Savacou) and bibliographer. He taught for many years at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, but now teaches at New York University. His poetry collections include Other Exiles, The Arrivants (Rights of Passage, Masks, Islands), Mother Poem, Sun Poem, X-Self, Black & Blues, and Middle Passages. His critical study, Love Axe/I is shortly to be published by Peepal Tree.
edited by Kwame Dawes
by (artist) Jane King
The beat and language of reggae arose from the Jamaican countryside and the sidewalks of Kingston, but theyre basic for the poets represented in Wheel and Come Again. This remains true even though the poets&146 personal worlds range from the street to the university and from the tropics to Toronto, New York, and London. Wheel and Come Again featu …