Dabydeen’s work has been anthologised in seven countries and in over 20 volumes, including the Oxford, Penguin, and Heinemann Books of Caribbean Verse. He was Poet Laureate of Ottawa. He has written seven collections of short stories, and his novel Drums of My Flesh, was nominated for the IMPAC/Dublin Literary Prize and won the international Guyana Prize for Fiction.
[ fiction - august 12 ]
"Christ, he cast a disdainful look at us. Race, wasn’t it? Yes, Amanda being Italian and all, and we were who we were, no?"