Her Head a Village

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Press Gang Publishers, 1994 - Social Science - 124 pages
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The vivid, colloquial speech of Jamaica rings true in Makeda Silvera's distinctive and imaginative prose. These are candid and compassionate stories about real, everyday people. Silvera's second collection of short fiction.

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About the author (1994)

Makeda Silvera was born in Jamaica and has lived in Canada for over thirty years. She is the co-founder and managing editor of Sister Vision Press and is the author of two collections of short stories, "Her Head a Village (1994) and "Remembering G (1990). She is the editor of "The Other Woman: Women of Colour in Contemporary Canadian Literature (1994)," Ma-Ka: Diaspora Juks (1997) and the groundbreaking "Piece of My Heart: A Lesbian of Colour Anthology (1991). "The Heart Does Not Bend is her first novel. She lives in Toronto.

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