I was born and raised in Brooklyn by West Indian parents. I traveled to South Africa on a Fulbright scholarship in 2005, where I received an M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town. I have been a resident at Hedgebrook and received the Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker scholarship at the Fine Arts Work Center. In fall 2011, I will be starting the fiction program at the Iowa Writers Workshop.
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Publications: Coon Bidness, Encyclopedia, Obsidian, The Caribbean Writer, Sable, Does Your Mama Know, and Caribbean Beat.
Media outlets that I currently write for:
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
My professional associations:
Associated Writing Programs
I found out about She Writes from:
R. Erica Doyle
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