CURDELLA FORBES was born in Jamaica. She lives in Takoma Park, Maryland, and teaches at Howard University. She is the author of A Tall History of Sugar.
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A haunting, epic Caribbean love story, reminiscent of García Márquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera.
Date: October, 2 2019
Curdella Forbes launches A Tall History of Sugar with the Howard University English Department at the Howard University Barnes & Noble.
Date: May, 29 2020 – May, 31 2020
Curdella Forbes presents A Tall History of Sugar at Calabash. Full details TBA.
Date: March, 21 2020
Family and Fate in Historical Fiction: Andrea Bobotis (The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt), Curdella Forbes (A Tall History of Sugar), and Kirmen Uribe (Bilbao—New York—Bilbao) discuss their historical novels, tracing family stories and individual fates across the globe and over the course of various decades. Book sales and signing will follow. FREE to […]
Date: May, 16 2020
Curdella Forbes presents A Tall History of Sugar at the Gaithersburg Book Festival.
Date: October, 12 2019
“Love and Loss in the Caribbean.” Curdella Forbes’ novel A Tall History of Sugar and Katia D. Ulysse’s Mouths Don’t Speak follow themes of love and loss in Carribean countries and how to deal with personal choices brought on by societal and cultural standards.
Date: October, 21 2019
Curdella Forbes presents A Tall History of Sugar at Busboys and Poets.