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Chatham University

MFA Alumni

Ernestia Frasier

Ernestia Frasier

Class of 2009

Ernestia Frasier was born and raised in Nassau, Bahamas. After graduating from Chatham her thesis was awarded 1st place in the International Black Hollywood Film Festival Storyteller Competition. In 2009, her manuscript "Carnival of Love" was accepted for publication by Caribbean Studies Press, and is expected to be published by summer of 2012. She is currently revising her first book of poems, a collection titled "Shallow Water." From the collection, her poem “Caribbean Mother” was published in the Caribbean literary journal Tongues of the Ocean. She now currently an English lecturer at Galilee College in Nassau.