More Than Marley and Sandals

I declare that this is not just one more cheap plug for my book, but I wrote my first book painstakingly. It was a labor of love, because I had to show the Deep South and the publishing establishment that the Caribbean is more than Marley and Sandals resorts. It has a long literary history that has gone through several movements and it deserves study.

Do we know the Caribbean past Bob Marley’s music, references to marijuana, and Sandals Resorts? I fear that most Americans don’t. Moreover, I fear that most Americans in literature do not even notice or care that the Caribbean has a…