Since July 2012, writer and scholar Myriam J. A. Chancy has been contributing a monthly column to the Trinidad & Tobago Review, an insert of the Trinidad Guardian. Her column appears every first weekend of the month in the T&T Review, and can be accessed through the Guardian, by going to the www.trinidadexpress.com, scrolling down, and clicking on the Review icon.
Dr. Chancy’s first piece, “Nou bouké” [We’re Tired], the first of a monthly running by-line column in the Review, appeared in July 2012 (pp. 24-25). You may access it at http://www.lloydbestinstitute.org/category/tt-review/latest-issue/ and through her blog as well (see http://www.myriamchancy.com/trinidad-tobago-review-column-july-2012-nou-bouke/).
Myriam J. A. Chancy (Professor of English at the University of Cincinnati) is a Haitian-Canadian writer born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She is the author of scholarly books such as Sugar to Revolution: Women’s Visions of Haiti, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic; Framing Silence: Revolutionary Novels by Haitian Women; Searching for Safe Spaces: Afro-Caribbean Women Writers in Exile; and the novels Spirit of Haiti; The Scorpion’s Claw; and The Loneliness of Angels. In 2004, her work as the Editor-in-Chief (2002-2004) of the Ford funded academic/arts journal, Meridians : feminism, race, transnationalism was recognized with the Phoenix Award for Editorial Achievement (for redesign, cover art, and content) by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ).
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