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Readcaribbean Presents Mervyn Morris in Conversation with Kwame Dawes. Moderated by Geoffrey Philp
November 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Former Poet Laureate of Jamaica Mervyn Morris presents half a century of poetry with an intense musicality in Peelin Orange: Collected Poems, reinventing how universals can inhere in the local, the incarnation in a Caribbean setting. Kwame Dawes’s City of Bone haunts us with its own musicality, from the drum to reggae to the blues to jazz to gospel. Moderated by poet, novelist, and playwright Geoffrey Philp.