Kiskadee Girl

Kiskadee Girl is a family memoir of growing up in Guyana between 1954 and 1971. Woven tales of family history are drawn from across the diaspora.

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Prizewinner: Kingston University Life Writing Competition

Award: Arts Council South-East

“A spellbinding story! A triumph! In her beautiful memoir Kiskadee Girl Maggie Harris recalls the Guyana of her childhood in the 1950s and 60s, enchanting the reader with a sensual depiction of New Amsterdam life and a family narrative shadowy with foreign influences and secrets.”
Elizabeth Porter, Librarian, Cardiff

Publisher: Kingston University Press
Year: 2011
ISBN: 978 1 899999 50 7