Lorna Goodison: One of the Best Writers You’ve Never Read


I wonder who the "you" is?
Although she began her career as a painter, Goodison is one of the best writers — Canadian, Jamaican or otherwise — you’ve probably never heard of. This should change with the publication of By Love Possessed, a virtuosic collection of short stories that, although it is only February, will likely stand among the best books released in 2011. Goodison doesn’t mind the lack of recognition. As she says while standing in the kitchen of her cozy Cabbagetown home, making hot tea on a cold January afternoon, “I know how blessed I am.”


Read more: http://arts.nationalpost.com/2011/02/04/she-comes-through-lorna-goodison-is-one-of-the-best-writers-youve-never-read/#ixzz1D1SUQ45Q



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Jdid said…
thanks i'm going to check for this
Jdid, despite the headline, it's an inspiring article...

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