|D. GISELE ISAAC|
Also by Gisele:
on the Caribbean island of Antigua, D. Gisele Isaac attended the Christ the King
High School, then emigrated to New York in 1984 to attend college.
graduate of St. Johnís University, Ms. Isaac holds a masterís degree in
government and politics, with a concentration in international relations, and a
bachelorís degree, summa cum laude, in journalism, with a concentration in English.
by her alma mater since 1989, she is managing editor of St.
Johnís Today, the Universityís official publication, and teaches courses
in African-American literature.
is a passionate calypso fan; has written lyrics to several songs; and judged
Carnival competitions in Antigua and the Sunshine Music Awards in New York City. Ms. Isaac reads widely and writes commentaries, poetry and
short stories. Considering Venus is
her first novel.
says of her work: ďWhile I believe my writing reflects my Caribbean heritage
with its inherent prides and prejudices and my characters are predominantly
black, I try to portray a sensibility that is, above all, female.Ē
plans to return to Antigua soon and continue teaching.