White Rum and Coconut Water

White Rum and Coconut Water explores Jamaican iconography, from ancestral musings to a millennial gaze on love, loss and black identity. "Polished Wife" and "Talented Woman" were previously published in a commemorative edition of Interviewing the Caribbean honouring the work of Sylvia Wynter, 2022. "2000 acres of Paradise", "April's Curtain Call", "Miss Jamaica", "Summer Came in December" and "Livity" received awards in the 2022 Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's National Festival of the Arts Creative Writing Competition commemorating the 60th anniversary of Jamaica's independence. "Soon come" is adapted in a collaborative digital art installation Out of the Box (2022) with artist Garfield of London. "My Girl" accompanies dance duet Evergreen (2023) choreographed by Marlon Simms, Artistic Director of Jamaica's National Dance Theatre Company, performed by L'Acadco A United Caribbean dance Force. White Rum and Coconut Water is Corthésy's third anthology preceded by Fried Green Plantains (2017 Nasara Publishing) and Sky Juice (2021 Ian Randle Publishers). http://www.whiterumandcoconutwater.com

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White Rum and Coconut Water

White Rum and Coconut Water explores Jamaican iconography, from ancestral musings to a millennial gaze on love, loss and black identity. "Polished Wife" and "Talented Woman" were previously published in a commemorative edition of Interviewing the Caribbean honouring the work of Sylvia Wynter, 2022. "2000 acres of Paradise", "April's Curtain Call", "Miss Jamaica", "Summer Came in December" and "Livity" received awards in the 2022 Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's National Festival of the Arts Creative Writing Competition commemorating the 60th anniversary of Jamaica's independence. "Soon come" is adapted in a collaborative digital art installation Out of the Box (2022) with artist Garfield of London. "My Girl" accompanies dance duet Evergreen (2023) choreographed by Marlon Simms, Artistic Director of Jamaica's National Dance Theatre Company, performed by L'Acadco A United Caribbean dance Force. White Rum and Coconut Water is Corthésy's third anthology preceded by Fried Green Plantains (2017 Nasara Publishing) and Sky Juice (2021 Ian Randle Publishers). http://www.whiterumandcoconutwater.com

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White Rum and Coconut Water

White Rum and Coconut Water

by Natalie Corthesy
White Rum and Coconut Water

White Rum and Coconut Water

by Natalie Corthesy

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White Rum and Coconut Water explores Jamaican iconography, from ancestral musings to a millennial gaze on love, loss and black identity. "Polished Wife" and "Talented Woman" were previously published in a commemorative edition of Interviewing the Caribbean honouring the work of Sylvia Wynter, 2022. "2000 acres of Paradise", "April's Curtain Call", "Miss Jamaica", "Summer Came in December" and "Livity" received awards in the 2022 Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's National Festival of the Arts Creative Writing Competition commemorating the 60th anniversary of Jamaica's independence. "Soon come" is adapted in a collaborative digital art installation Out of the Box (2022) with artist Garfield of London. "My Girl" accompanies dance duet Evergreen (2023) choreographed by Marlon Simms, Artistic Director of Jamaica's National Dance Theatre Company, performed by L'Acadco A United Caribbean dance Force. White Rum and Coconut Water is Corthésy's third anthology preceded by Fried Green Plantains (2017 Nasara Publishing) and Sky Juice (2021 Ian Randle Publishers). http://www.whiterumandcoconutwater.com


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789768286895
Publisher: Ian Randle Publishers
Publication date: 08/23/2023
Pages: 60
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.14(d)

About the Author

Dr Natalie Corthésy is a Jamaican poet and the 2020 Winner of The Caribbean Writer's Marvin E. Williams Literary Prize for a new or emerging writer for "The Helper Experiment" published in The Caribbean Writer Volume 34 under the theme, Dignity, Power and Place in the Caribbean Space. Her short story "Paradise Plum" made the 2023 Longlist of the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival Elizabeth Nunez Award for Writers in the Caribbean. Natalie's work has been published in the Daily Gleaner, The Carimac Times, We Are Goodenough Magazine, Interviewing the Caribbean and The Caribbean Writer. She is a Calabash International Literary Festival Poetry Workshop fellow and a contributor to the anthology: So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival, edited by Kwame Dawes and Colin Channer, Akashic Books, (2010). Natalie lives and works in Kingston as a Senior Lecturer at The University of the West Indies, Mona.
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