Jean 'Binta' Breeze

Scope and Content

Consists of letters and proofs relating to the published poetry works of Jean 'Binta' Breeze.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze is a poet, actress, dancer, choreographer, film writer and theatre director. She has released five poetry books, Riddym Ravings (Race Today), Spring Cleaning (Virago), and On the Edge of an Island, The Arrival of Brighteye and The Fifth Figure (all Bloodaxe), as well as several records and CDs, including Tracks with the Dennis Bovell Dub Band and Riding On De Riddym: selected spoken works (57 Productions). Third World Girl: Selected Poems (with DVD) is published by Bloodaxe in 2011. She has performed her work throughout the world, including tours of the Caribbean, North America, Europe, South East Asia and Africa, and now divides her time between Jamaica and Leicester. She received a NESTA Award in 2003.

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