Dawad Philip was born in Trinidad. He is a poet and painter and cultural activist, as well as a journalist in the United States. He is the author of Invocations and his work has appeared in several anthologies, including, most recently, Poetry International’s English Language Poetry from Around the World, (2003-2004).
Dawad Phillip reads “The Conquistador’s Letter”: http://media.libsyn.com/media/geoffreyphilp/conqiustador.mp3
Here are the pictures from the reading @ Miami Book Fair International: