“Ward draws together things that might not want to be drawn together; she tangles history, place, memory and a deeply sensual vision of human experience.”
– Jane Collins, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing, Pace University.

“Haunting poems that vibrate and explode in the eye and heart. … TANGLE is a living organism.”

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Sovereignty of the Imagination


Lamming’s preoccupation with freedom is today very apropos because one feature of our contemporary world is the resurgence of a current of thought and action, which heralds the virtues of empire.

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Love Making Poems

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Caribbean Counterpoint

Literary Nonfiction. Music. Caribbean Studies. "CARIBBEAN COUNTERPOINT explores the writings of Lasana M. Sekou, a highly eloquent poet and lyrical performer. Dr. Florian's study delves deep into not only the poetry but also into the fiction and essays of this politically committed, coolly confident, witty and lively writer and activist."—Anton G. Leitner

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Brotherhood of The Spurs

Brotherhood of The Spurs brings a new dimension to the growing stature of Lasana M. Sekou as a St. Martin and Caribbean writer.

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Language, Culture, and Identity in St. Martin

Literary Nonfiction. African American Studies. Latino/Latina Studies. LANGUAGE, CULTURE, AND IDENTITY IN ST. MARTIN is intended to contribute to the language education discourse and provide some insight into how language and culture affect and are affected by identity in St. Martin. Exploring the basic syntactical structure of the St. Martin language, it aims to stimulate further and deeper studies leading to a new awareness of the nature of the language. Furthermore, the book could serve to provide a knowledge base from which the analysis of cultural, identity, and educational issues confronting the South and North of this Caribbean island can be made and understood.

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Haiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity/Haiti y la transcaribeñidad literaria

Literary Nonfiction. Caribbean Studies. Bilingual edition. Translated from the Spanish by María Teresa Ortega. "With an alert look at the secret rhizomatic connections of Haiti's cultural legacy, this keen and excellent book discloses important areas of convergence of the peoples in the region."—Margarita Mateo Palmer

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Poetry. Drama. Carribean Studies. Women's Studies. "NOMAD, a survivors' handbook, a travellers' guide for anyone who has known the burden of a life bundled into bags.

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Sister Outsider

The woman's place of power within each of us is neither white nor surface; it is dark, it is ancient, and it is deep The revolutionary writings of Audre Lorde gave voice to those 'outside the circle of this society's definition of acceptable women'. Uncompromising, angry and yet full of hope, this collection of her essential prose - essays, speeches, letters, interviews - explores race, sexuality, poetry, friendship, the erotic and the need for female solidarity, and includes her landmark piece 'The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House'. 'The truth of her writing is as necessary today as it's ever been' Guardian

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Women, Race & Class

Ranging from the age of slavery to contemporary injustices, this groundbreaking history of race, gender and class inequality by the radical political activist Angela Davis offers an alternative view of female struggles for liberation. Tracing the intertwined histories of the abolitionist and women's suffrage movements, Davis examines the racism and class prejudice inherent in so much of white feminism, and in doing so brings to light new pioneering heroines, from field slaves to mill workers, who fought back and refused to accept the lives into which they were born. 'The power of her historical insights and the sweetness of her dream cannot be denied' The New York Times

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Black Queer Studies

A groundbreaking collection of sixteen essays that examines the productive intersection of the fields of black and queer studie.

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Black Feminist Thougt


Explores the words and ideas of Black feminist intellectuals and writers, both within the academy and without. This book provides an interpretive framework for the work of such prominent Black feminist thinkers as Angela Davis, bell hooks, Alice Walker, and Audre Lorde.

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ADHD. Contrary to popular belief, ADHD is not the result of poor parenting skills, excessive sugar consumption, or a lot of screen time. Behavior is affected primarily by the brain. ADHD brains develop and function much differently than neurotypical brains. If you are surrounded by the right support system, the attributes of a brain with ADHD can actually be extremely beneficial in certain situations; otherwise, they can be highly debilitating for the sufferer and those around them. Inside this book you will learn all about the signs and symptoms of ADHD, as well as how it is usually treated. As you will soon find out, ADHD can actually be quite manageable with the right strategies and treatment, and as mentioned can even be beneficial in certain circumstances. This book aims to educate the layperson about ADHD, provide strategies for managing and treating it, and ultimately promote awareness of what having ADHD actually involves!

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