October 8, 2008

FORUM: Florida's Caribbean Connection

The latest issue of FORUM: Florida's Caribbean Connection, has been published, and contains a two poems by Ricardo Pau-Llosa and a certain Jamaican poet whose name, for modesty’s sake, I will not mention.

Here are a few snippets from the Table of Contents:

Florida’s Caribbean Connection (Click here for full article)
Our state’s historical and cultural ties with the Caribbean have endured for more than 500 years, from pre-Columbian trading routes to modern migration.

Cauldron of Conflict
By Paul Dosal
The Caribbean has been one of the most hotly contested regions in the world.

The Story of Pedro Pan
By Jon Wilson
When Cuban children flew to freedom.

Leaving Home, Finding Home
By U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez
Excerpt from A Sense of Belonging: From Castro’s Cuba to the U.S. Senate, One Man’s Pursuit of the American Dream

From Haiti, with Hope

By Connie May Fowler
Lauded Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat—living an exile of blood, land, and memory.

Reading Florida
By Jon Wilson

Introducing our column about new Florida books.

Florida’s Earliest Caribbean Contact
By Bob Carr
Scholars find tantalizing clues of early contact between natives of Florida and the Caribbean.



J.M said...

Would modesty allow you to quote us two lines of the poem? Pretty please?

Geoffrey Philp said...

Jacqueline, one of them was a reprint:
Warner Woman.

So you could say that blogging get me a work!