New Book: Dub Poets in Their Own Words


New book Dub Poets in Their Own Words, edited by Eric Doumerc (University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès), was recently released by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. The book features interviews with dub poets

Description: A journey allowing dub poets to explore the debates and controversies plaguing their art form over the years. The interviews here were conducted in Britain, Canada, Jamaica, and the USA with Yasus Afari, Klyde Broox, Dreadlockalien, Mbala, Mutabaruka, Cherry Natural, Kokumo Noxid, Oku Onuora, Moqapi Selassie, and Malachi D Smith.

Eric Doumerc teaches English at the University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès, southwestern France. His research interests include Caribbean poetry, music, and the Caribbean oral tradition. He edited Five Birmingham Poets, an anthology of poems by black poets from the West Midlands which was published in 2006 by Raka Books, the late Roi Kwabena’s publishing imprint. In 2011, Smokestack Books published Celebrate Wha’: Ten Black British Poets from the Midlands (Middelesbrough: Smokestack Books, 2011), an anthology which he co-edited with poet Roy McFarlane.

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