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“Profound and penetrating”, these poems come from a wealth of experience and a depth of feeling in “conversational muscular rhythms”.


“From a freshly-wrought volcanic landscape, Fergus speaks authentically deeply.”


Marion Bethel, Author, The Bahamas “A poet of real stature.” Stewart Brown, University of Birmingham


HOWARD A. FERGUS, PhD, KBE is a leading historian and poet from Montserrat. The author of over 20 books and monographs in the areas of history, education, politics, poetry and literary criticism, he has been published in the Caribbean and Europe. Honours and awards include The Caribbean Writer Poetry Prize; David Hough Literary Prize; University of the West Indies Vice Chancellor’s Award of Excellence; and a British Knighthood (KBE). A retired professor of Eastern Caribbean Studies, Dr. Fergus has acted periodically as Governor of Montserrat between 1976 and 2009.


Poems from Behind God Back Howard Fergus Lime Tree Lane,Olveston, Montserrat EC$35 Tel: (664) 491-2414 or (664) 496-2888


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