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m nourbeSe philip

m nourbeSe philip is a poet and writer and lawyer. She was born in Tobago and now lives in Toronto, Canada. In addition to Zong! (2008), her books of poetry include Thorns (1980), Salmon Courage (1983), She Tries Her Tongue; Her Silence Softly Breaks (1988) and Looking for Livingstone: An Odyssey of Silence (1991). She has also written one novel, Harriet’s Daughter (1988), and four essay collections, including Frontiers: Essays and Writings on Racism and Culture (1992) and Showing Grit (1993).