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Interview with Anthony Torres

Anthony (33) talks to Patricia (67) about his upbringing, struggling in college, joining the Military and his career in the Army.

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Interview with Onel Fortun Perez

Daughter, Giselle Perez (11) interviews her father, Onel Perez (41) about his 11 year military career as a Marine.

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Fiction and Poetry Readings: Edward Baugh (1995)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept. introduces the program and Gordon Rohlehr, who introduces Trinidadian writer Edward Baugh. Baugh reads poetry: "This Poem,"…

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Readings by David Allen, Margaret Watts, Loraine Barnaby, Jeanne O'Day, Kamla Best, Angie Cruz, and Malachi Smith (1996)

David Allen of Jamaica, winner of an Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in Creative Writing, reads the prologue and a short passage from his novel All Fruits Ripe. Trinidadian poet Margaret Watts of the…

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Readings by Francesca Monplaisir, Anson Gonzalez, Ian Bethel-Bennett, Jaqueline Johnson, Obediah Smith, and Ronald Lightbourne (1996)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami introduces the program and readers for CWSI July 23, 1996. Francesca Monplaisir reads an excerpt from her work in progress. Trinidadian poet Anson…

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Readings by Ian Strachan, Derrilyn Morrison, Julia Petitfrere, Marie-Ovide Gina Dorcely, and Margaret Gill (1996

Trinidadian novelist Earl Lovelace introduces the CWSI program of readings for July 26, 1996. Ian Strachan from New Providence Island, Bahamas, a playwright/lecturer/poet and professor of English at…

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Readings by Jorge Cortinas, Marie Theodore, Helen Klonaris, Louie Laveist, Kim Robinson-Walcott, Marceau Silen, Deborah Jack, Celia Alvarez, Susan Brown, Lianne Dookie, and Hazel Simmons-MacDonald (1996)

Jorge Cortinas, a Cuban-American playwright, reads three short pieces, one of them a poem title "Islands Called Static." Marie Theodore, a student at University of Massachusetts at Boston,…

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Readings by Fred D'Aguiar (1996)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept. introduces Guyanese writer Fred D'Aguiar, who reads an excerpt from his novel, The Longest Memory, which is set in 1810 Virginia and…

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Readings by Lorna Goodison (1996)

Mervyn Solomon introduces the program and Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., who introduces Jamaican writer Lorna Goodison. The reading is held at Books and Books bookstore…

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Readings by Robert Antoni and Adrian Castro (1996)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., a Caribbean scholar, gives announcements about upcoming readings, then introduces University of Miami professor of Caribbean studies and…

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Readings by Cyril Dabydeen (1996)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., a Caribbean scholar, introduces Guyanese-Canadian poet/novelist/teacher/critic Cyril Dabydeen, who was Poet Laureate of Ottawa, Canada,…

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Fiction and Poetry Readings: Brittany Wivell, Nicola Johnson, Maritza Stanchich, Eugenia O'Neal, Joanne Hillhouse, Beatrice Gardiner, Kezia Page, and Omar Garcia (1995)

Mervyn Solomon introduces the CWSI program and Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept. Sandra welcomes the participants, encourages them to spread the word about the Institute, and…

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Fiction and Poetry Readings: Lorna Goodison (1995)

Mervyn Solomon introduces Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., who introduces Jamaican author Lorna Goodison. Goodison reads "All I Want to Do Now is to Sing For…

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Fiction and Poetry Readings: Olive Senior (1995)

Mervyn Solomon introduces Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., who introduces Jamaican author Olive Senior. Jamaican author Olive Senior reads some selections from Gardening in…

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Fiction and Poetry Readings: Dalma Llanos, Sarah Pemberton Strong, Lelawattee Manoo-Rahming, Vincent Neptune, Faye Harrison, Elna Lawton de Torruella, Jean Goulbourne, Donna Weir-Soley and Malachi Smith (1995)

Adele Newson introduces the CWSI. She then introduces Mervyn Solomon, who introduces the program and introduces Puerto Rico-born New Yorker Dalma Llanos as the first writer. Llanos, a member of the…

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Fiction and Poetry Readings: Geoffrey Philp (1995)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept. introduces the program and Jamaica-born Miami author Geoffrey Philp. Philp reads two poems set in Miami: "Miami Blues" and…

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