RIVER-STORIES BOOKCASE

PRINT BOOKS

It A Come
Published by City Lights Books

One of the most inspirational and exciting books of Jamaican poetry. Ground breaking and original. You’ll have to hunt down a copy though, it’s out of print.

Crossroads of Dream: Prose Poems
Written by Anson Gonzalez
Published by Peepal Tree Press

This collection of prose poems explores the line between dreams and consciousness. They address such topics as love, aging, finding an inner purpose, and being Trinidadian. The prose poems are sometimes sardonic, and even cynical, but are always presented with a wry, self-deprecating humor.







JOURNEY AS THE WIRE BEND UP RIVER WHERE THE STORY END
Written by Lisa Levi
Illustrations: Myvanwy Evans,
Published by Bogle L’Overture Press

An adventure story for children 10 to 100.

‘It’s very awesome-tastic!’ Amma Worme
‘A classic!’ Khalifa Harding.

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THAT’S A GOOD IDEA
Written by Amina Blackwood Meeks, Ph.D,
Illustrations: Jageth Kosmodara, published by Brer Anansi Press

Johnny is curious about his roots and the motherland Africa. He finds answers in his Grandpa’s story of Great Spirit and Mongoose. Jamaican rhyme and folklore take centre stage as Johnny follows Mongoose on a journey of discovery.



BIRDIE AND SY
Written by Lisa Levi

Sy’s world is turned upside down when he meets Birdie who challenges him to question everything he thought he knew about the world and the city he lives in. An inner-city story, where Caribbean folklore meets modern day London. Birdie and Sy fall in love and unite to stop an otherworldly entity, taking the lives of young men on the streets.

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E-BOOKS
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