This is Clinton Joseph the Antiguan born poet of great renown in Canada where he resides. Joseph is a founding member of the dub poetry movement in Canada. His publications, recordings, and/or films include Metropolitan Blues, Oral Trans/Missions, Pimps and (Survival) In the City, A Chant for Monk, That Night in Tunisia, Shots on Eglinton. He has performed widely across Europe and the Americas, and his poems are included in a number of anthologies. He’s won the Best Dub Poet Award and the Peter Tosh Memorial Award at the Canadian Reggae Music Awards.
This is a moment from the launch of the first Antiguan and Barbudan collection of its kind, the Dr. Althea Prince edited So the Nailhead Bend, So the Story End which includes writing by 30 Waladlian writers, emerging and established, gone and present, at home and scattered.
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