Bibliography

This bibliography page includes lists of: Poetry, Prose: Fiction, Prose: Non-fiction, Interviews, Drama, and Reviews by NourbeSe Philip.

POETRY
Books

  • Zong!, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, 2008
  • Zong!, The Mercury Press, Toronto, 2008
  • She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks, Poui Publications, Toronto, 2006.
  • She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks, The Women’s Press, London, 1993.
  • She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks, Ragweed Press, Charlottetown, 1988.
  • She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks, Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cuba, 1988.
  • Salmon Courage, Williams Wallace Inc. Stratford, 1983.
  • Thorns, Williams Wallace Inc., Stratford, 1980.

Anthologies

  • “Questions!Questions” from ”And Over Every Land and Sea” and the essay “The Absence of Writing or How I Almost Became a Spy”, Rotten English, Ed. Dohra Ahmad, WW Norton & Co, New York , 2007.
  • “Salmon Courage”, “Meditations on the Declensions of Beauty by the Girl with the Flying Cheek Bones”, “The Catechist”, “Cashew #4″, Revival -an anthology of Black Canadian Writing, edited by Donna Bailey Nurse, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2006.
  • “Discourse on the Logic of Language”, Introduction to Literature, Harcourt, Toronto, 2000.
  • Eighteen poems from all 3 volumes, Grammar of Dissent, ed. Carol Morrell, Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, 1998.
  • “What’s in a Name?”, Between Worlds -A Reader, Rhetoric, and Handbook, First Canadian Edition, Susan Bachman, Melinda Barth, Karen Pancer, Addison Wesley Longman, 1998.
  • Excerpt from Looking for Livingstone; Uncommon Wealth: An Anthology of Poetry in English; eds. Neil Besner, Deborah Schnitzer and Alden Turner, Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1997.
  • “And Over Every Land and Sea,” Eyeing the North Star: Directions in African Canadian Literature, ed. George Elliott Clarke, McClelland and Stewart Inc. 1997.
  • “Discourse on the Logic of Language”, “Universal Grammar”, and “Byeri” in Sisters of Caliban: Contemporary Women Poets of the Caribbean, ed. MJ Fenwick, Azul Editions, Virginia, 1996.
  • “Blackman Dead” and “Discourse on the Logic of Language,” Making a Difference: Canadian Multicultural Literature, ed. Smaro Kamboureli, Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1996.
  • “She Tries Her Tongue; Her Silence Softly Breaks,” The Arnold Anthology of Post Colonial Literatures in English, ed. John Thieme, Arnold, London, 1996.
  • “She Tries Her Tongue; Her Silence Softly Breaks,” Canadian Voices, eds. Shirin Kudchedkar and Jameela Begum A., Pencraft International, Delhi, 1996.
  • “Discourse on the Logic of Language,” Carnival: Scream in High Park, ed. Peter McPhee, Insomniac Press, Toronto, 1996.
  • “The Hold Up,” Images of Nature: Canadian Poets and the Group of Seven, ed. David Booth, Kids Can Press, Toronto, 1995.
  • “She Tries Her Tongue; Her Silence Softly Breaks,” Concert of Voices: An Anthology of World Writing in English, ed. Victor J. Ramraj, Broadview Press Ltd, 1995.
  • “Universal Grammar,” US/THEM, ed. Gordon Collier, Rodopis, Atlanta, 1992.
  • “Ignoring Poetry,” Open Letter: A Canadian Journal of Writing and Theory, Ninth Series, No.2: Spring 1995.
  • “To Whom It May Concern,” Exact Change: Yearbook 1995, No. 1, ed. Peter Gizzi, Boston, USA.
  • “Discourse on the Logic of Language,” Motherlands, ed. Susheila Nasta, The Women’s Press, London, 1991.
  • “She Tries Her Tongue,” Singularities, ed. Geoff Hancock, Black Moss, 1990.
  • “And Over Every Land and Sea,” Creation Fire, ed. Ramabai Espinet, Toronto, Sister Vision Press, 1990.
  • “Testimony Stoops to Mother Tongue,” Poetry By Canadian Women, ed.Rosemary Sullivan, Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1989.
  • “Odetta,” “E. Pulcherrima,” and “Salmon Courage,” A Shapely Fire: Changing the Literary Landscape, ed. Cyril Dabydeen, Mosaic Press, Oakville, 1987.
  • “Oliver Twist”, “Salmon Courage,” The Penguin Book of Caribbean Verse in English, ed. Paula Burnett (London: Penguin Books, 1986.
  • “Salmon Courage”, “Child We Heard You Weep”, “On Reading Doris Lessing,” Other Voices: Writings by Blacks in Canada, ed. Loris Elliott, Williams Wallace Inc.Toronto, 1986.
  • “Black Fruit”, “Byeri”, “Odetta”, “Black Fruit II”, “What’s In A Name?,” Sad Dances in a Field of White: Poetry by and about Blacks in Canada, ed. Charles Smith, Is Five Press, Toronto, 1985.
  • “Cyclamen Girl,” Women and Words: The Anthology, ed. West Coast Editorial Collective, Harbour Publishing Co. Vancouver, 1984.
  • “When I Was a Child…” Pushcart Prize VI: The Best of Small Presses, ed. Bill Henderson, The Pushcart Book Press, Wainscott, 1981.

Magazines and Journals

  • “Zong #s 1-6″, Mangrove, Miami, #13, 2004.
  • “Zong #s 2-5″ & Notes, Hambone, Santa Cruz, #17, Fall 2004.
  • “Cashew #4″, The Walrus Magazine, Toronto, July/August 2004.
  • “To Whom it May concern”, Contemporary Verse 2, 25th annniversary issue, Winnipeg, 2000.
  • Zong #1” & #2, Facture 2, Journal of Poetry and Poetics, California, 2000.
  • “Island Liturgies,” River City: A Journal of Contemporary Culture, Summer, 1996.
  • “Island Liturgies,” Conjunctions: 27, The Archipelago: New Caribbean Writing , 1996.
  • “Discourse on the Logic of Language,” Chain 3:2, Fall 1996.
  • “Crossed Stitch,” Fourteen Hills: San Francisco State University Review, Spring, 1996..She Tries Her Tongue; Her Silence Softly Breaks and Looking for Livingstone; The Zora Neale Hurston Forum, excerpts in Vol. IX, No. 1, Fall 1994.
  • “A Good Neighbour” and “Crossed Stitch,” River City, Spring, 1994, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
  • “Black, Armed and Dangerous,” Drumvoices, Fall-Winter, 1993/94.
  • “Universal Grammar,” Trivia 16/17, 1990.
  • “The Question of Language is the Answer to Power,” Poetry Canada, Vol.10, No. 4, Fall/Winter 1989-90.
  • “Universal Grammar”, “The Question of Language Is the Answer To Power,” Hambone, No. 8, Fall 1989.
  • “Cyclamen Girl,” Obsidian II: Black Literature In Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, Spring 1989.88.
  • “Universal Grammar,” Dandelion, Vol. 15, No. 1, Spring-Summer 1988.
  • “She Tries Her Tongue; Her Silence Softly Breaks,” Tessera, Vol. 11, Nos. 2 & 3, Contemporary Verse 2, Summer 1988.
  • “Meditations on the Declension of Beauty By the Girl with the Flying Cheek-bones,” Tiger Lily: Magazine by Women of Colour, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 1988.
  • “Discourse on the Logic of Language,” (f.)Lip, Vol. 1, No. 2, July 1987.
  • “. ..And Over Every Land and Sea,” “Cyclamen Girl,” Fireweed, A Feminist Quarterly, Issue 23, Canadian Women Poets, Issue 17,Writing, Summer – Fall 1983.
  • “Salmon Courage,” “Black Fruit,” “A Habit of Angels,” Dandelion, Vol. 11, No.1, Spring-Summer 1984.
  • “Oliver Twist,” “Byeri,” Prism International, A Quarterly Journal of Contemporary Writing, Vol. 22, No.4, Summer 1984.
  • “Words In Progress,” Fireweed, A Feminist Quarterly, Issue 17, Writing, Summer-Fall 1983.
  • “All That Remains of Kush Returns To the Desert,” “Black Fruit,” Presence Africaine: Revue Culturelle du Monde Noir, No. 116, Fourth trimester, 1980.

PROSE: Fiction

Books

  • Harriet, und schwarz wie ich, translated to German by Nina Schindler, anrich, Kevelaer, 1993.
  • Looking For Livingstone: An Odyssey of Silence, The Mercury Press, Stratford, 1991.
  • Harriet’s Daughter, Heinemann Inc. London, 1988; The Women’s Press, Toronto, 1988.

Anthologies

(Excerpts from long fiction)

  • “Looking for Livingstone,” in Writing a Politics of Perception- Memory, Holography, and Women Writers in Canada, Dawn Thompson, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2000.
  • “Commitment to Hardness” (from unpublished ms., The Imagination of Their Hearts) Eyeing the North Star: Directions in African Canadian Literature, ed. George Elliott Clarke, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1997.
  • Harriets’s Daughter, Prentice Hall, Toronto, 1990.
  • Harriet’s Daughter, Harcourt,Brace,Jovanovich, Toronto, 1990.
  • Harriet’s Daughter, McMillan Collier, Toronto, l990.“Looking for Livingstone,” Territories of Difference, ed. Renee Baert, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, 1993.Magazines/Journals.
  • “Abide With Me,” Border/Lines, Issue #42.
  • “Queen Hat”, Ariel: A Review of International English Literature , Vol.28, Jan.1997, #1.
  • “Beach,” River City, A journal of Contemporary Culture, Vol. 15, No. 1, Winter, 1995.
  • “The Imagination of Their Hearts,” Hambone, Vol.12, Fall, 1995.

Short Fiction -Anthologies

  • “Stop Frame,” Stories from Blue Latitudes, Caribbean Women Writers at Home and Abroard, Edited by Elizabeth Nunzez and Jennifer Sparrow, Seal Press, Emeryville, CA, 2006.
  • “Burn Sugar,” Oxford Book of Stories by Canadian Women in English, Edited by Rosemary Sullivan, 2000.
  • “Whose Idea Was It Anyway?”: The Word Behind Bars and the Paradox of Exile, ed. Kofi Anyidoho, Northwestern University Press, Evanston, Illinois, 1997.
  • “Stop Frame,” Ancestral House: The Black Short Story in the Americas and Europe, ed. Charles Rowell, Westview Press Inc. (Division of Harper Collins), 1995.
  • “Bad Words,” This Aint No Healing Town: Toronto Stories, ed. Barray Calahagn, Exile Editions, Toronto, 1995.
  • “Whose Idea Was it Anyway,” Collaboration in the Feminine, Writings on Women and Culture from Tessera, ed. Barbara Godard, Second Story, Toronto, 1994.
  • “Burn Sugar,” A Corner in Each Life: Contemporary Canadian Stories, eds. Sean Armstrong and Carole Corbeil, Nelson Canada, Scarborough, 1994.
  • “Burn Sugar,” Kitchen Talk: Contemporary Women’s Prose and Poetry, eds. Edna Alford and Claire Harris, Red Deer College Press, Red Deer, 1993.
  • “Burn Sugar,” Daughters of Africa, ed. Margaret Busby, Vintage, London, 1992.
  • “Bad Words,” Fire Beneath the Cauldron. ed. Geoff Hancock, Thistledown Press, 1990.
  • “Burn Sugar,” Imagining Women, ed. Rhea Tregebov, The Women’s Press, Toronto, 1988.
  • Burn Sugar,” International Feminist Fiction,eds. Julia Penelope and Sarah Valentine, Press, Freedom, California, 1992.
  • International Feminist Fiction, ed. Julia Penelope and Sarah Valentine (Freedom: The Crossing Press).

Short Fiction -Magazines/Journals

  • “Stop Frame,” Prairie Schooner, (U.S.A.) Vol.67, no.4, Winter 1993.
  • “Bad Words,” Wasafari, (U.K.) No. ll, Spring 1990.
  • “Bad Words,” Borderlines, (Canada) Spring 1990.
  • “Just a name,” Matrix, (Quebec) No 31, 1990.
  • “Whose Idea Was it Anyway?” Tessera: Toward Feminist Narratology, (Canada) Vol. 7, Fall 1989.
  • “Burn Sugar,” Panurge, (U.K) No.7, Oct. 1987.
  • “The Tall Rains,” Women’s Review, (U.K.) Issue 12, Oct. 1986.

PROSE: NON-FICTION

Books

Anthologies

  • “The Absence of Writing or How I Almost Became a Spy,” and the poem “Questions!Questions” from ”And Over Every Land and Sea”, Rotten English,Ed. Dohra Ahmad, WW Norton & Co, New York , 2007.
  • “Race, Space and the Poetics of Moving,” ENCYCLOPEDIA Volume 1, A-E(under C for Carnival), eds. Tisa Bryant, Miranda F Mellis, Kate Schatz -Encyclomedia, 2006.
  • “Why Multiculturalism Can’t End Racism” (from Frontiers), True North: Canadian Essays for Composition, Janice MacDonald ­ Grant MacEwan Community College, Addison Wesley Longman,1999.
  • “Taming Our Tomorrows”, Literary Pluralities, ed. Christl Verduyn, Broadview Press, Peterborough, 1998.
  • “Race, Space and the Poetics of Moving,” Caribbean Creolization: Reflections on the Cultural Dynamics of Language, Literature and Identity, eds. Kathleen M. Baluntansky and Marie-Agnes Sourieau, Univeristy Press of Florida & The Press University of the West Indies, 1998.
  • “Earth and Sound: The Place of Poetry,” The Word Behind Bars and the Paradox of Exile, ed. Kofi Anyidoho, Northwestern University Press, Evanston, 1997.
  • “Trying Her Tongue,” Dwelling in Possibility: Women Poets and Critics on Poetry, eds. Yopie Prins and Maeera Shreiber, Cornell University Press, 1997.
  • “The Disappearing Debate or How the Discussion of Racism Has Been Taken Over by the Censorship Issue,” Borrowed Power: Essays on Cultural Appropriation,eds. Bruce Ziff and Pratima V. Rao, Rutgers University Press, 1997.
  • “Who’s Listening? Artists, Audiences and Language,” New Contexts of Canadian Criticism, eds. Ajay Heble, Donna Palmateer Pennee, and J.R. (Tim) Struthers, Broadview Press, Peterborough, 1997.
  • “In the Matter of Memory,” Fertile Ground: Memories & Visions, eds. Kalamu ya Salaam & Kysha N. Brown, Runngate Press, New Orleans.
  • “A Piece of Land Surrounded,” Writing it Down for James,ed. Kurt Brown, Beacon Press, Boston, 1995.
  • “Ignoring Poetry”, Chain 2, eds. Jena Osman and Juliana Spahr, Chain, Buffalo, 1995.
  • “Dis Place: The Space Between,” Feminist Measures, eds. Lyn Keller and Cristanne Miller, University of Michigan Press, 1994.
  • “The Habit Of: Poetry, Rats, and Cats,” A Poetics of Criticism, eds. J. Spahr et al. Leave Books, Buffalo, 1994.
  • “Ignoring Poetry,” Open Letter, Ninth Series, No. 2, Spring 1992.
  • “The Absence of Writing or How I Almost Became a Spy,” Out of Kumbla: Carribbean Women and Literature, eds. Carole Boyce Davies and Elaine Fido (Africa World Press, 1991.
  • “The Disappearing Debate,” Language in Her Eye, eds. Libby Scheier and Sarah Sheard Coach House Press:Toronto, 1990.
  • “Managing the Unmanageable,” Caribbean Women Writers, ed. Selwyn Cudjoe, Calaloux, Massachusetts, 1990.
  • “Journal Entries Against Reaction,” Work In Progress: Building Feminist Culture, ed. Rhea Tregebov, The Women’s Press, Toronto, 1987.
  • “Mangoes,” The Morningside Papers, ed. Peter Gzowski, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1987.

Journals, Magazines and Newspapers

  • “Gut Issues in Babylon,” Fuse, Vol. 20, #2, 1997.
  • “Negro in America: Evaluating The New Yorker’s `Black in America’ Issue,” Border/Lines, #41.
  • “South of the Border,” River City: A Journal of Contemporary Culture, Summer, 1997.
  • “Looking for Black Ancestors,” CCL, No. 83, 1996.
  • “White Man’s Burden, “Border/lines, No. 40.
  • “Bernardo, Homolka, the Mona Lisa and the Press,” Border/lines, Nos 38/39.
  • “Father Tongue,” American Book Review, vol. 17, No. 3, Feb-Mar., 1996.
  • “OJ: Q & A, The Word, Fall, 1995.
  • “White Out: Bernardo’s a Black Guy”?, The Word, October, 1995.
  • “Back to the Future of Quebec,” Border/lines, Nos. 38/39, 1995.
  • “Signifying Nothing,” Border/lines, Nos. 36/37, 1995.
  • “A Piece of Land Surrounded,” Orion, Vol 14, No. 2, Spring 1995.
  • “Notes on the Completion of Potentiality,” A Journalist of Feminist Theory: Women and Performance, Vol,7, No.2 – Vol.8, No. 1, Issue 14-15, 1994.
  • “Urban Confections,” Border/lines, Nos. 34/35, 1995.
  • “That was Then, This is Now,” Border/lines,Nos. 29/30, 1993.
  • “Sinking: $6 million and Still Counting,” Fuse, Vol. XVII, no.2, Winter 1993.
  • “That Was Then, This is Now,”; “Black/Jewish Relations,” Border/lines, Vol.29, No.30, 1993.
  • “A Piece a Land,” Trinidad and Tobago Review, Vol.15, No.10-12, December 1993.
  • “The White Soul of Canada,” Third Text, 14, Spring 1991.
  • “The New Jerusalem,” Fuse, Spring 1991.
  • “The Absence of Writing,” Brick39, 1990.
  • “The Absence of Writing, Trivia, 16/17.
  • “Canadian Literature in Black Type,” Notes From the Underground: Newsletter of the Toronto Small Press Bookfair, Spring, 1990.
  • “Why Multiculturalism Can’t End Racism,” The Toronto Star, March 6, 1990.
  • “Pilgrims to Canterbury: The Commonwealth Conference,” Books in Canada, December 1989.
  • “Earth and Sound : The Place of Poetry,” Anales Del Caribe, Vol. 9, 1989.
  • “The Disappearing Debate, Or How the Discussion of Racism Has Been Taken Over by the Censorship Issue,” This Magazine, Vol. 23, No. 2, July/Aug. 1989.
  • “Gut Issues in Babylon: Racism and Anti-Racism in the Arts,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 12, No. 5, April/May 1989.
  • “Who’s Listening? Thoughts on Artists, Audience, and Language,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 12, Nos.1 & 2, Sept. 1988.
  • “Managing the Unmanageable,” Detroit City Arts Quarterly, Vol. 3, No. 2, Summer 1988.
  • “No Laughing Matter,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 6, July 1988.
  • “Women and Theft,” Network of Saskatchewan Women, Vol. 5, No. 2, May/June 1988.
  • “All My Children,” The Role of the Reader in the Curriculum: The Third Report, The Toronto Board of Education, 1987.
  • “The Multicultural Whitewash: Racism in Ontario’s Arts Funding System,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 3, Fall 1987.
  • “The Sick Butterfly: South Africa’s War Against Children,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 11, Nos. 1& 2, Summer 1987.
  • “Social Barbarism and the Spoils of Modernism,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 10, No. 6, Spring 1987.
  • “Women and Theft,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 10, No.5, April 1987.
  • “Solitary Dialogue,” Broadsides,Vol. 7, No.5, March 1986.
  • “Journal Entries Against Reaction,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 10, No. 4, Winter 1986/7.
  • “I’se a Long Memoried Woman,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 10, No.3, Fall 1986.
  • “Massa and the Provincial Kitchens,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 10, Nos. 1 & 2, Summer 1986.
  • “The Absence of Writing or How I Almost Became a Spy,” Fireweed, A Feminist Quarterly, Canadian Women Poets, Issue 23, Summer 1986, Toronto.
  • “Hurrying On Up,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 9, No.6, Feb./March 1986.
  • “New World Voices: An interview with Anne Wallace,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 4, Nov./Jan. 1985.

INTERVIEWS

  • “Bring the Private into the Public: An Interview with M. NourbeSe Philip” by Selina Horrell, Open Letter -a Canadian Journal of Writing and Theory, Twelfth series, Number 9, Summer 2006.
  • “Trying Tongues, E-raced Identities and the Possibilities of Be/longing: Conversations with NourbeSe Philip”, Patricia Saunders, Journal of West Indian Literature,Vol. 14, No.s1&2, 2005.
  • “A Poet of Place: An Interview with M. NourbeSe Philip”by Mahlis, Kristen.
  • Callaloo – Volume 27, Number 3, Summer 2004, pp. 682-697, The Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Raft of the Medusa -Five Voices on Colonies, Nations, and Histories, Edited by Jocelyne Doray, and Julian Samuel.
  • Open Letter 9.9 (1997): 15-26.Vevaina, Coomi S. “Searching for Space: A Conversation with M Nourbese Philip.” Interview.
  • “Searching for Space: A Conversation with M. NourbeSe Philip,” with Coomie D. Vevaina, Open Letter: A Canadian Journal of Writing and Theory, Ninth Series, #9, Summer, 1997.
  • “River City Interview with M. NourbeSe Philip with Paul Naylor,” River City: A Journal of Contemporary Culture, Summer 1996.
  • “Secrecy & Silence: M. Nourbese Philip’s Struggle to Connect with Her Lost Cultural Heritage Fuels Her Writing,” by Barbara Carey. Books in Canada,20.6 (Summer 1991): 17 – 21.
  • “Blood on Our Hands: An Interview with M. Nourbese Philip,” by Janice Williamson. Paragraph Magazine,14:1, 1992.
  • “Writing a Memory of Losing That Place,” by Janice Williamson. Sounding Differences: Conversations with Seventeen Canadian Women Writers, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1993.

DRAMA

  • “Coups and Calypsos,” (excerpts) Conjunto: Revista de teatro latinoamericano, Casa de las Americas 130, Havana, Cuba Oct-Dec 2003.
  • Coups and Calypsos, Mercury Press, Toronto, 2001.
  • Coups and Calypsos, Playwrights Union of Canada, 1999, Toronto.
  • “Coups and Calypsos,” Testifyin’, Djanet Sears, ed.- Contemporary African Canadian drama.
  • “Coups and Calypsos,” (excerpts) Beyond the Pale, eds. Yvette Nolan, Betty Quan, George Seremba, Playwrights Canada Press, 1996, Toronto.
  • “The Redemption of Al Bumen,” Showing Grit: Showboating North of the 44th Parallel,Poui Publications, Toronto, 1994.

REVIEWS

  • “Form and Improve”, EPISTROPHE: WALL PAINTINGS / BY DENYSE THOMASOS, a review in essay and poetry, Catalogue, text by M. NourbeSe Philip, Franklin Sirmans, Gaëtane Verna Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop’s University/Galerie d’art Foreman de l’Université Bishop, 2006.
  • “Reminding of Us of the Past: Shantiby Arnold Itwaru, and To Monkey Jungle, by Cyril Dabydeen”, The Toronto South Asian Review, Winter 1990.
  • “How We Define Ourselves: Arun Mukherjee’s Towards an Aesthetics of Opposition“, Toronto South Asian Review, Vol 8, No 1, Summer 1989.
  • “Rude Girls: Talking Back: Talking Black, Talking Feministby Bell Hooks,” Books in Canada, May, 1989, Toronto.
  • “Immoral Fiction: Casual Brutalityby Neil Bisoondath” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 12, No. 4, Jan./Feb. 1989.
  • “Hard Time, Maximum Time: The Poetry of Krisantha Sri Bhaggiyadatta and Himani Bannerji,” South Asian Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring 1987.
  • “Arts Against Apartheid: A Report on Toronto’s Week Long Festival,” Fuse Magazine,Vol. 10, Nos. 1 & 2, Summer 1986.
  • “The Color Purple : A Site Report,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 6, May/June 1986.
  • “Naipaul’s Legacies: Digging Up the Mountains,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 4, Winter 1985.
  • “Passage to Nowhere: David Lean’s Passage to India,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 9, Nos. 1 & 2, Summer 1985.
  • “The Best Kept Secret: Bill Cosby and the American Dream,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 9, Nos. 1 & 2, Summer 1985.
  • “Making the House of Our Own: Colonized Language and the Civil War of Words: The Curing Berryand Fables from the Women’s Quarters,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 6, Spring 1985.
  • “The Slack Cord of Hope: Tearing and Joining the Ties that Bind,” Binding Twine the Poetry of Penny Kemp, Fuse Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 4, Nov./Jan. 1985.
  • “The Metamorphosis of Michael Jackson: A Phenomenon and What it Means,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 3, Fall 1984.
  • “Distortions and Liberal Intentions: A Critique of NBC’s White Dog,” Fuse Magazine,Vol. 8, Nos. 1 & 2, Summer 1984.
  • “Silencedby Makeda Silvera,” Feminist Research, Vol. 13, No. 2, July 1984.
  • “In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens: Womanist Prose by Alice Walker,” Fireweed, Issue 19, Summer/Fall 1984.