SHOCK TACTICS: On the opening night of WALE, Jamaican poet Staceyann Chin shocked and regaled the audience on the library lawns with excerpts from her book, The Other Side of Paradise – A Memoir. “How are the men handling?” she laughed, after a detailed extract about getting her first period. “If you’re next to man hold him – he’s having a hard time. And not the kind he’s used to.” Chin’s work has been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Pittsburgh Daily. She also appeared on the Oprah Show, where she shared her experiences of growing up as a lesbian in Jamaica, which is also one of the main themes of The Other Side of Paradise.
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