Channer, Colin

About Colin Channer

Official Homepage

 

Reviews

Ariza, Mario A. “Fortunately Deformed: A Review of Providential by Colin Channer.” Anthurium, vol. 14, no. 2, 2018

López, Camille L. Cortés. "Girl with the Golden Shoes: A Caribbean Metaphor of Identity." Caribbean Writer, vol. 31, 2017

Doumerc, Eric. “Colin Channer, Providential.” MIRANDA, vol. 13, 2016

Alonso, María Alonso. "The Caribbean." Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. 41, no. 4, Dec. 2016

Garebian, Keith and Rob Vollmar. "Providential." World Literature Today, vol. 90, no. 3-4, 2016 

Graham, Milicent. “Channer Effortless, Precise in Providential.” Jamaica Gleaner, 28 Sept. 2015

Woods, Paula L. “Kingston Noir.” Los Angeles Times, 21 Oct. 2012

Sankovitch, Nina. “Kingston Noir: Where the Sun Doesn’t Shine.” HuffPost, 30 May 2012

Sankovitch, Nina. “Truth in Fiction: Echoes of Haiti in Channer’s Golden Shoes.” HuffPost, 4 April 2010

Smith, Dinitia. "Jamaican Writers Find It's Time to Bust Out." New York Times, 27 Jun. 2006

 

Interviews

Schmid Henson, Katie. “So you Wanna Win a Book Prize?Prairie Schooner, 11 April 2015

 

Criticism

Frederick, Rhonda D. “Making Jamaican Love: Colin Channer’s Waiting in Vain and Romance-ified Diaspora Identities.” Small Axe, vol. 42, 2013

Forbes, Curdella. “Fracturing Subjectivities: International Space and the Discourse of Individualism in Colin Channer’s Waiting in Vain and Jamaica Kincaid’s Mr. Potter.” Small Axe, vol. 25, 2008

Bucknor, Michael A. “Staging Seduction: Masculine Performance or the Art of Sex in Colin Channer’s Reggae Romance Waiting in Vain?” Interventions, vol. 6, no. 1, 2004

Smith, Faith. “’You Know You’re West Indian If …’: Codes of Authenticity in Colin Channer’s Waiting in Vain.” Small Axe, vol. 10, 2001

 

Works  

Novels

Lover’s Rock (2013)

The Girl with the Golden Shoes: A Novella (2007)

Satisfy my Soul (2002)

Waiting in Vain (1998)

 

Short Story Collections

Passing Through (2004)

 

Poetry Collections

Providential (2015)

 

Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

As editor: Kingston Noir (2012)

“Monkey Man.” Kingston Noir, 2012

As editor: Iron Balloons: Hit Fiction from Jamaica's Calabash Writer's Workshop (2006)

“How to Beat a Child the Right and Proper Way.” Iron Balloons: Hit Fiction from Jamaica’s Calabash Writer’s Workshop, 2006

“I’m Still Waiting.” Got To Be Real – Four Original Love Stories, Harris (ed.), 2000

“Black Boy, Brown Girl, Brownstone.” Soulfires: Young Black Men on Love and Violence, Wideman and Preston (eds.), 1996

“The Ballad of the Sad Chanteuse.” Soulfires: Young Black Men on Love and Violence, Wideman and Preston (eds.), 1996

 

Audio and Audiovisual Material

Boston College Libraries. “Making Jamaican Love: Colin Channer’s Waiting in Vain and Romance-ified Diaspora Identities.” YouTube, 11 Dec. 2014