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Monica Minott Launches Kumina Queen

Monica Minott launches her debut collection Kumina Queen

If one was to believe in stereotypes, accounting would seem the profession least likely to produce a poet.

Caribbean Writers Making the List: Best Books of 2016

Best Caribbean Books of 2016

It’s almost Christmas, the time of year that is the unofficial literary Olympics as magazines and newspaper make their lists, check them twice and declare which books had the inky muscles to be hailed among the year's best.

Trinidadian Writers Dominate Small Axe Prize 2016

Small Axe 2016  Literary Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the 2016 Small Axe Literary competition have been announced. The top places have been claimed by ‘Mango Feast’ by Portia Subran for fiction while ‘Learning to Swim’ by Soyini Ayanna Forde earned first prize for poetry.

ReadCaribbean Brings Caribbean Literary Massive to Miami Book Fair 2016

ReadCaribbean brings over 50 Caribbean writers to 2016 Miami Book Fair

The 2016 staging of the Miami International Book Fair will have a massive influx of Caribbean writers as the new ReadCaribbean initiative results in over 50 writers from the French, Spanish and English speaking Caribbean participating in this year’s festival.

Trinidad's Vahni Capildeo Snags Top UK Poetry Prize

Vahni Capildeo becomes third Caribbean Writer to earn the Forward Prize

The Caribbean made a near complete sweep of the 25th year of the Forward Prizes.

Impressive Line-up of Caribbean Writers for Brooklyn Book Festival 2016

Impressive line-up of Caribbean writers for Brooklyn Book Festival 2016

Several Caribbean voices will be adding the region's multiplicity of accents to the 2016 Brooklyn Book Festival line-up which will feature writers from Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and the Virgin Islands during the main festival day (Sunday, September 18, 2016) as well as the m

Marlon James Makes Vanity Fair List of Daring 25

Marlon James Makes Vanity Fair List of Daring 25 for 2016

Author Marlon James is among Vanity Fair’s diverse list of the most intrepid people, companies and innovations in the United States in 2016. The list spans fashion, food, design, and IT.

Caribbean Books to Heat up Your Bookshelves for the Summer and Beyond

Caribbean Books to fill summer and beyond

The summer is heating up to record breaking temperatures. So it’s time to grab a towel, your glasses and head to the nearest beach, back verandah or hammock with a great read (and hopefully something cool to drink).

Jamaica Feeds Me: Garfield Ellis on What it Takes to Write When Talent Is Not Enough

Author Garfield Ellis shares his thoughts and excerpts of The Angel's Share

Garfield Ellis is possibly one of Jamaica’s best-kept secrets.

Costa Rican Quince Duncan Receives President's Award at St. Martin Book Fair

Quince Duncan & l-r Shujah Reiph Rhoda Arrindel ShenziRa Kahina Valeria Grinberg

Costa Rican author Dr. Quince Duncan, who is regarded as the country’s first Afro-Caribbean writer in Spanish, earned the President’s Awards at the 2016 St. Martin Book Fair. The award was presented at the closing ceremony for the 14th edition of the festival.

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