OLIVE SENIOR is a leading Caribbean author, well known for her prize-winning works of fiction (Summer Lightning; Arrival of the Snake-Woman; Discerner of Hearts; Dancing Lessons) and poetry (Talking of Trees; Gardening in the Tropics; Over the Roofs of the World; Shell). Her non-fiction works include The A–Z of Jamaican Heritage, The Encyclopedia of Jamaican Heritage, and Working Miracles: Women’s Lives in the English-Speaking Caribbean. Her many awards include the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Musgrave Gold Medal of the Institute of Jamaica. Olive Senior lives in Toronto and Jamaica.
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