Sitting on the Porch

Gregory Gilbert Gumbs

Gregory Gilbert Gumbs: Sitting on the Porch

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Gregory Gilbert Gumbs was born on the small Caribbean island of Aruba and grew up on the French side of an even smaller island divided between the French and the Dutch: Saint-Martin/Sint-Maarten. He studied, lived and worked as a lawyer and criminologist in the Netherlands before moving to the U.S, where he lives in Washington, D.C. He has published poems in the Netherlands, Ireland, France, Australia, Canada and India as well as the U.S. He is also a screenwriter and has a doctorate in political science.