Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, December 11th, 2016
If one was to believe in stereotypes, accounting would seem the profession least likely to produce a poet.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, December 2nd, 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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, November 11th, 2016
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
The Caribbean made a near complete sweep of the 25th year of the Forward Prizes.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, September 11th, 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
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, August 28th, 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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, July 17th, 2016
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).
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
Garfield Ellis is possibly one of Jamaica’s best-kept secrets.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, July 3rd, 2016
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.