Previously on the blog we mentioned Sasenarine Persaud (Fiction 2006)’s book of poems, Lantana Strangling Ixora. The book has since received several favorable reviews, including one in the winter issue of Wasafiri (Issue 72 – London). Another review is available on the publisher’s website.
A brief review appeared also appeared in the Jan/Feb 2013 issue of Caribbean Beat, the in-flight magazine of Caribbean Airlines.
And more good news for Mr. Persaud: A poem, “Returning to a Far Country,” has just appeared in the spring issue of Wasafiri (Issue 73). You can read the poem online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02690055.2013.744796?journalCode=rwas20