Merle Collins VIP Dinner for Twelve Guest. November 19th 2011
NBAA is delighted to welcome Merle as a friend, colleague and mentor.The UK poetry scene lost its lustre when Grenadian born poet and fiction writer, Collins left the UK for USA where she is Professor of Comparative Literature and English at the University of Maryland. Her critical works include “Themes and Trends in Caribbean Writing Today” in From My Guy to Sci-Fi: Genre and Women’s Writing in the Postmodern World, and “To be Free is Very Sweet” in Slavery and Abolition.
Merle’s far too short visit to the UK is to promote her new short story collection The Ladies are Upstairs. ISBN: 9781845231798