James Berry

(b. 1924)

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(1924– ),

poet, born in Jamaica, who came to London in 1948. He has done much work in the field of multicultural education, and edited various anthologies, including Bluefoot Traveller: An Anthology of West Indian Poets in Britain (1976), Dance to a Different Drum (1983, a Brixton Festival anthology), and News from Babylon (1984). His own collections include Fractured Circles (1979), Lucy's Letter and Loving (1982), Anancy‐Spiderman (1989, children's stories), When I Dance (1989, poems), and Only One of Me (2004). See also Jazz Poetry.

Subjects: Literature.

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