“I can’t remember a debut that was quite so assured. . . . stories full of violence and sexuality. Plus it’s funny, too. Are you listening, Oprah?” THE BOSTON GLOBE, “16 up-and-comers who might make it big in 2010” AVAILABLE MARCH 2, 2010 Click on the book cover to buy the book.
"Filled with images at once beautiful and stark, The Saving Work is a powerful, poetic study of why we do what we do. Tiphanie Yanique opens a new window into the complexities of island life."-Chitra Divakaruni
Best African American Fiction
Introducing the first volume in an exciting new annual anthology featuring the year’s most outstanding fiction by some of today’s finest African American writers.
Trinidad Noir reveals the Caribbean island's darkness and its appeal with an unexpected and gratifying result. Features brand-new stories by Robert Antoni, Elizabeth Nunez, Lawrence Scott, Ramabai Espinet, Shani Mootoo, Kevin Baldeosingh, Vahni Capildeo, Willi Chen, Lisa Allen-Agostini, Keith Jardim, Reena Andrea Manickchand, Tiphanie Yanique, and more.