Congratulations, Lorna Goodison

I am so thrilled that Lorna Goodison was recently appointed first female Poet Laureate of Jamaica. She is the second person to hold the post. Poets of the Caribbean sends her heartiest congratulations! Lorna Goodison is one of my favorite poets, and she has been featured on the blog in the past, and in particular, her well-known poem, The Bedspread, which describes the ordeals of Winnie and Nelson Mandela under the Apartheid regime.

For more details, see here. Check out also a previous post on her work.

So well-deserved, Lorna.

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