Kwame Dawes is widely acknowledged as the foremost Caribbean poet of the post-Walcott generation. He was born in Ghana in 1962 and grew up in Jamaica. He currently holds the position of Distinguished Poet In Residence
and Louise Fry Scudder Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of South
Carolina. He is the programmer for the Calabash International Literary Festival.
Joshua Cogan is a documentary photographer and anthropologist based in Washington, DC. His work focuses on the intersections of culture, faith and environment and he is constantly on the search for new ways to tell stories. He has been widely published in the likes of the LA Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. See www.joshuacogan.com for more work and information.