This issue celebrates the anthology’s 15th anniversary with a brief history by editor Erika J. Waters and congratulatory comments from contributors, university administrators, and advisory board members.
The volume also contains an important interview with Errol Hill, “Caribbean Theatre Pioneer” and a special section of new poems by Opal Palmer Adisa. Novelist and poet Edwidge Danticat translated poems by Haitian writer Rodney Saint-Éloi.
Poets published in volume 15 include Willi Chen, Howard A. Fergus, Delores Gauntlett, Cecil Gray, Laurence Lieberman, Mbala, Jennifer Rahim, Thomas Reiter and Virgil Suarez. Short fiction selections include work by Cyril Dabydeen, Maria Lemus and Marvin E. Williams.
Book reviews are by noted critics Bruce King, Geoffrey Philp, Kwame Dawes, June D. Bobb, Arnold R. Highfield, Louis James, Eugene V. Mohr, Evelyn O’Callaghan, Bruce Berlind, Brenda F. Berrian, Sandra Pouchet Paquet, and J. Michael Dash, among others.
An index of volumes 11-15 is also included.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Hopping Rooftops Havana, Cuba, Circa 1968 , Virgil Su
Self-Interview in the Hibiscus Garden with Coffee & Bagels , Virgil Su
Haircut, Havana, Circa 1969 , Virgil Su
Tall Man Gan , Gabrielle DiLorenzo
Rushing to Taste the Water , Norman Minnick
Sufi Meditation: the Arcades of Saint Croix , Patricia Gill
Death of King Sugar , Winston Farrell
Caribbean Man , Winston Farrell
man-tree , Petamber Persaud