Kei Miller is a Jamaican poet and novelist. His fourth collection, The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion (Carcanet), won the prestigious Forward Prize for Best Collection in 2014 and was shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award.
In 2014, Kei was also named as one of the 20 ‘Next Generation Poets’, a list compiled every ten years by the Poetry Book Society.
His third novel, Augustown, published by Weidenfeld and Nicholson in 2016 won the Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature and is shortlisted for the 2017 RSL Ondaatje Prize.
He is currently Professor in Creative Writing at the University of Exeter.
The Cartographer Tries To Map A Way To Zion
In this collection, acclaimed Jamaican poet Kei Miller dramatizes what happens when one system of knowledge, one method of understanding place and territory, comes up […]