Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean with a preface by Ghana-born Jamaican author Kwame Dawes, a recipient of the Pushcart Prize and also an Emmy Award, is a literary anthology of poetry by Carribean authors, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Akashic Books.
This is the second title in a Caribbean-centric joint venture between Akashic Books in the US and Peepal Tree Press in the UK. This anthology contain an extensive selection of works spotlighting promising upcoming new poets from countries throughout the Caribbean.
Offered DRM-free through midnight December 20th, available worldwide directly from the publisher.
Free for a limited time until midnight December 20th @ the the publisher’s (DRM-free ePub & Mobi available worldwide). You can also read more about this title at the regular catalogue page, where you can see the full list of authors and their contributed stories.
Featuring a preface by Kwame Dawes.
Featuring poems from: Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné, Danielle Jennings, Ruel Johnson, Monica Minott, Debra Providence, Shivanee Ramlochan, Colin Robinson, and Sassy Ross. With a preface by Kwame Dawes.
With a generous sample from each poet, this anthology is an opportunity to discover some of the best, new, previously unpublished voices from the Caribbean. This is a generation that has absorbed Derek Walcott, Kamau Brathwaite, Martin Carter, and Lorna Goodison, while finding its own distinctive voice.
Peekash Press is a collaboration between Akashic and UK-based publisher Peepal Tree Press, with a focus on publishing writers from and still living in the Caribbean. The debut title from Peekash, Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean, was published in 2014.