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Aston Cooke’s Comedy Joins the Immigration Conversation in New York

Aston Cooke’s Single Entry slated for Queens
Immigration is currently one of the most topical issues in the United States, and Queens based Braata Productions is once again tapping into that debate, this time around through the comedic lens of Aston Cooke’s award-winning play Single Entry.

Passage to the Prize: Trinidadian Kevin Jared Hosein Wins the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Author Kevin Jared Hosein and chair of the 2018 CWW Prize, Sarah Hall

Trinidadian author and short story writer Kevin Jared Hosein has won the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story prize for ‘Passage’, a story that takes a midlife crisis-ridden forrester into the wilderness resulting in unexpected consequences.

Kevin Jared Hosein Cops Second Commonwealth Writers Prize

Kevin Jared Hosein Cops 2nd Commonwealth Writers Prize with Passage

For the second time in just three years, Trinidadian author Kevin Jared Hosein has snagged the regional prize (Caribbean) for the Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize, this time with his short story ‘Passage’. Hosein first won the regional prize in 2015. 

Sprinter Races to Triple Victory at American Black Film Festival

Sprinter directed by Storm Saulter snagged triple victory at ABFF 2018

Sprinter the sophomore film from director Storm Saulter (Better Mus Come) raced to victory at the American Black Film Festival which took place in Miami last weekend.

Four Writers from Jamaica and Trinidad Make Commonwealth Writers Shortlist

Four Writers from Jamaica & Trinidad and Tobago - Commonwealth Writers Shortlist

Four Caribbean writers hailing from Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago made their way to the shortlist for the 2018 Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize. The 2018 list features 24 stories from only 7 of the over 40 eligible countries and territories. 

Literary Heavyweights for Calabash Literary Festival 2018

Kwame Dawes co-founder and programming director of Calabash

Like moths seeking respite from the encroaching darkness, members of Jamaica's literati flocked to the lights of Redbones the Blues Cafe in n early April for the announcement of the 2018 Calabash Literary Festival.

Imam Baksh Cops Second Burt Award Prize

L-R: Alex Wheatle (2018 Judge), Shakirah Bourne (2018 finalist), Imam Baksh (201

For the first time in its five year history, The Burt Award for Caribbean Young Adult Literature, a writer has won the award for second time. Guyanese author Imam Baksh copped the award for the second time with his manuscript The Dark of the Sea.

Coming Home to Teach - Kwame Dawes for Three Events in Kingston

Kwame Dawes to hold master class, give Edward Baugh lecture and read in Kingston

Kwame Dawes is coming home to teach - at least for a few days. The supremely prolific Dawes will be holding a master class, giving a lecture and be one of the headliners at the 2018 Love Affair With Literature.

Grace Jones Biography Bloodlight and Bami Launches Voice of a Woman Festival

Grace Jones biography Bloodlight and Bami to launch Voice of a Woman Festival

Grace Jones defines the physical manifestation of fierce. So it seems fitting that the Voice of a Woman Festival is launching on her impressively strong shoulders.

Art Through the Eye of the Storm: National Gallery of Cayman Opens New Photographic Series

Gretchen Allen's Genesis one of the pieces transformed by Hurricane Ivan

In the wake of a hurricane most of our attention, and rightly so, goes to the trail of devastation, broken buildings, upended trees and often death that follows. Storms often take with them not only the things that can be easily replaced, but also the intangible.

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