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  • The Last Warner Womanby Kei Miller

    Orion 2010; US$ 10.99

    From the WINNER OF THE FORWARD PRIZE FOR BEST COLLECTION 2014, a novel about a young Jamaican woman with a gift of prophecy embarks on a journey that will take her from a leper colony, to revivalist meetings, then to England. Once upon a time in Jamaica a young woman went somewhere that no one had visited for years. It may have been nestled in... more...

  • The Same Earthby Kei Miller

    Orion 2010; US$ 10.99

    From the WINNER OF THE FORWARD PRIZE FOR BEST COLLECTION 2014, a 'humorous, bittersweet fiction, combin[ing] the fantastical realism of Marquez with the domestic comedy of Andrea Levy' INDEPENDENT It all begins with the theft of Tessa Walcott's panties... After the hurricane of 1974, Jamaica is devastated. Imelda Richardson is sent to England,... more...

  • A Light Song of Lightby Kei Miller

    Carcanet 2010; US$ 7.26

    Kei Miller's work was acclaimed by the distinguished Jamaican writer Olive Senior as 'Some of the most exciting poetry I've read in years... An extraordinary new voice singing with clarity and grace.' A Light Song of Light sings in the rhythms of ritual and folktale, praise songs and anecdotes, blending lyricism with a cool wit, finding the languages... more...

  • There is an Anger That Movesby Kei Miller

    Carcanet 2012; US$ 8.72

    The six sequences of There Is an Anger that Moves travel from Jamaica to England and back. A mother's heart is broken; men fall in love secretly; people dance until they die. Religion haunts these disbelieving poems which move sometimes to the measure of a hymn, sometimes to the cadence of a Baptist sermon. Each swells with its own conviction, even... more...

  • The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zionby Kei Miller

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 7.28

    In his new collection, acclaimed Jamaican poet Kei Miller dramatises what happens when one system of knowledge, one method of understanding place and territory, comes up against another. We watch as the cartographer, used to the scientific methods of assuming control over a place by mapping it ( I never get involved / with the muddy affairs of land'),... more...

  • Augustownby Kei Miller

    Orion 2016; US$ 15.99

    It is 11 April 1982 and a smell is coming down John Golding Road right alongside the boy-child, something attached to him, like a spirit but not quite. Ma Taffy is growing worried. She knows that something is going to happen. Something terrible is going to pour out into the world. But if she can hold it off for just a little bit longer, she will. So... more...

  • Verandah Poemsby Jean 'Binta' Breeze; Kei Miller

    Bloodaxe Books 2016; US$ 13.05

    The Verandah Poems is both a departure and a return for Jean ?Binta? Breeze, who left her village in Jamaica to become an internationally renowned Dub poet and storyteller. This is a book of coming home and coming to terms, of contemplation rather than contention - of mellow, musing, edgy poems drawn from the life and lives around her. It is Breeze's... more...

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