Tributes to Derek Walcott- Co-authored with Helen Goethals

Tributes to Derek Walcott, 1930-2017 – In Various Light (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2022). Co-authored with Helen Goethals. Coming some five years after the death of poet, playwright, teacher and painter Derek Walcott, this book brings together essays,...

I-Roy

I-Roy (APS Publications, 2022). The prolific and talented Jamaican deejay, I-ROY (Roy Samuel Reid 1942-1999) enjoyed a hugely successful recording career in the 1970s but died of heart failure relatively young after two decades of declining health and output. Belated...

Jamaican Music in England

Jamaican Music in England (APS Publications, 2018) This book looks at the Jamaican presence in England between the 1960s and the 1980s from a musical point of view. The period covered concerns three crucial decades in the growth and development of Jamaican popular...

Dub Poets in Their Own Words

Dub Poets in Their Own Words (APS PUblications, 2017) is a journey into dub poetry from the dub poets’ point of view. Contrary to other publications on this controversial art form, it proposes to let the practioners of the genre speak. Dub poetry has been...