The Caribbean Literary and Cultural Studies Program at the University of Miami proudly celebrates the 10th anniversary of Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal with a Special Issue on Intellectual Formations (Donette Francis, editor). A reception to celebrate the launch of the Special Issue will be held at the Lowe Art Museum on Wednesday, November 20, at 7:00pm. Visiting author Oonya Kempadoo will read from her latest novel, All Decent Animals.
Oonya Kempadoo, author of Tide Running and Buxton Spice, was born in Sussex, England of Guyanese parents and was raised in Guyana from the age of four. She studied art in Amsterdam and has lived in Trinidad, St. Lucia, Tobago, and now Grenada. She was named a Great Talent for the Twenty-First Century by the Orange Prize judges and is a winner of the Casa de las Americas Prize.
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