The Merchant of Feathers (Caribbean Modern Classics) (Paperback)
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In her second collection of poetry, author Tanya Shirley uses a mixture of acute observation, outrage, and outrageousness to present stories that have their finger on the pulse of contemporary Jamaica in all its exuberance and brokenness. Speaking honestly and powerfully about the experiences of women, these poems are written with a lyric and sensual attention to both the public and the private in the Caribbean
About the Author
Tanya Shirley is a teacher in the department of literatures at University of the West Indies–Mona. She is the author of She Who Sleeps with Bones and her writing has appeared in Caribbean Writer, New Caribbean Poetry: An Anthology, and Small Axe.