Dawes, Kwame

About Kwame Dawes

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Biography (Poetry International Archives)

 

Reviews

Rumens, Carol. "Poem of the Week: Akwaba by Kwame Dawes." The Guardian, 17 Aug. 2020

Lamia, Zaibi. "City of Bones: A Testament." World Literature Today, vol. 91, no. 5, 2017

Robert, Flemming. "She's Gone." Black Issues Book Review, vol. 9, no. 3, 2007

 

Interviews

Lee, Rossi. "An Interview with Kwame Dawes." Chattahoochee Review, vol. 33, no. 1, 2013

Laux, Dorianne and Joseph Miller. "An Interview with Kwame Dawes." American Poetry Review, vol. 41, no. 1, 2012

Ross, Sassy. "The Art of Collaboration: An Interview with Kwame Dawes." Calabash, vol. 5, no. 1, 2008

Walter P., Collins. "Kwame Dawes: An Interview with Walter P. Collins, III." Obsidian III: Literature in the African Diaspora, vol. 8, no. 2, 2007

 

Criticism

Rutenberg, Brian. "The Body". Virginia Quarterly Review, vol. 91, no. 1, 2015

 

Works

Novels

Hold Me to an Island: Caribbean Place: An Anthology of Writing (2012)

Bivouac (2010)

She's Gone (2007)

A Place to Hide and Other Stories (2002)

 

Poetry Collections

City of Bones (2017)

Speaking From Here to There: A Cycle of Poems (2016)

Wheels (2011)

Back of Mount Peace (2009)

Hope's Hospice (2009)

Gomer's Song (2007)

Impossible Flying (2007)

I Saw Your Face (2005)

Bruised Totems (2004)

New and Selected Poems (2003)

Midland (2001)

Mapmaker (2000)

Shook Foil (1998)

Requiem (1996)

Resisting the Anomie (1995)

Prophets (1995)

Progeny of Air (1994)

 

Plays/Scripts

One Love (2001)

 

Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

"Deaf Resistance." Literary Imagination, vol. 20, no. 2, 2018

A Far Cry From Plymouth: A Personal Narrative  (2007)

Bob Marley: Lyrical Genius (2002)

Talk Yuh Talk: Interviews with Anglophone Caribbean Poets (2001)

Natural Mysticism: Towards a New Reggae Aesthetic (1999)

 

Audio and Audiovisual Material

Kwame Dawes Reads his Poem In This Say. YouTube, 13 Dec. 2019

Kwame Dawes Reads his Poem Tornado ChildYouTube, 22 Mar. 2011 

Kwame Dawes Presents his Poem New Day. YouTube, 23 Jan. 2009