DescriptionStories Blue Latitudes products meet the major and emerging women fiction writers from the Caribbean, including Dionne Brand, Michelle Cliff Merle Collins, Edwidge Danticat, Jamaica Kincaid, Paule Marshall, Pauline Melville. Similar Topics grace their stories of life at home and abroad. In some, the sexual exploitation of Caribbean girls and women becomes a metaphor for neocolonialism, a retort to attract travel brochures representing the Caribbean as a tropical park and encourage Americans to “make it your own.” Other stories deal with the sad legacy of colonial history and the ways in which race, skin color, class and complicate relations between men and women, parents and children. But. . . More>>

Stories from Blue Latitudes: Caribbean Women Writers at Home and Abroad