10 minutes with Jamaican writer, Lorna Goodison

Jul 15, 2015, 03:06 PM

Lorna is an internationally acclaimed poet from Kingston, Jamaica. Her many books of poetry include 'Controlling the Silver' (2005), 'Goldengrove' (2006) and 'Oracabessa' (2013). She has also written a memoir, 'From Harvey River' (2008), described by The Independent as a "bittersweet reminder to all Jamaica’s exiles of what we have lost", and three collections of short stories. In 2014 she won the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature for her poetry collection 'Oracabessa'.