Nicole Roberts holds a Ph. D. from the University of Birmingham, England, UK. She is a Lecturer of Hispanic Literature at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad.2009 0-7734-4921-3
This book redresses an imbalance in Latin American scholarship, arguing for inclusion of more Afro-Hispanic poets in the Caribbean literary canon. The poets are Nancy Morejón, Pedro Pérez Sarduy, Exilia Saldaña, and Efraín Nadereau from Cuba, Aída Cartagena Portalatín, Blas Jiménez and Sherezada (Chiqui) Vicioso from The Dominican Republic and the Puerto Ricans Mayra Santos Febres and Magaly Quiñones.