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Trinidad's Lance Dowrich Wins Regional Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize

Commonwealth Writers Regional Prize Winners 2016

Trinidad and Tobago’s Lance Dowrich’s ‘Ethelbert and the Free Cheese’ has copped the Caribbean prize in the 2016 Commonwealth Short Story Competition. Dowrich is one of five regional winners recently announced.

Trinidadian Debut Novelist Tamika Gibson wins 2016 Caribbean Burt Award

Tamika Gibson, Florenz Webbe Maxwell & Danielle YC McClean win 2016 Burt Awards

For the third year in a row, the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, an award encouraging young adult lit, has been won by a debut novelist.

Bocas Gets a 'Senior' Moment: Olive Senior Wins 2016 Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

Olive Senior Wins Bocas Prize 2016

Olive Senior is the first Jamaican and second woman to win the overall Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature with her most recent collection of short stories, The Pain Tree.

Masculinities Exhibition Moves to Montego Bay

Masculinities opens at National Gallery West

Images exploring the varying and varied definitions of masculinity in Jamaica will cover the walls of the National Gallery West, Montego Bay, as the exhibition Masculinities makes its way to the western end of the island. The exhibition will open at 4:00 pm on Sunday, May 1, 2016.

Orlando Patterson Receives Anisfield-Wolf Lifetime Achievement Award

Orlando Patterson receives Anisfield-Wolf Lifetime Achievement Award

Sociologist and novelist Orlando Patterson has received the 2016 Anisfield-Wolf Lifetime Achievement Award.

Into the Rift- Cristo Rey a Haitian-Dominican Retelling of Romeo and Juliet to be Screened in Haiti in Brooklyn Series

Cristo Rey presents and Haitian-Dominican spin on Romeo and Juliet

Though (and maybe because) they share an island, the history between Haiti and the Dominican Republic is fraught with tension and stories of blood.

Calabash 2016 Comes to 'Fruu-ish-aan' & Colin Channer's Providential Launched

Calabash 2016 serves up a buffet of award-winning writers

And so it came to fruu-ish-aan. This is the theme of the 2016  Calabash International Literary Festival, as it invites audiences to once again dine on a literary feast on the black sandy shores of Treasure Beach, June 3 - 5.

The Musical 1865 Is ABA Best Production of 2015

Franklin Halliburton's 1865 earned the top award for ABA for 2015

Franklin Halliburton’s musical, 1865 produced and performed by the University Singers, successful staged its coup and come out as the best production of 2015, at the end of Monday night’s Actor Boy Awards.

Tony Paleface Hendriks Returns to Jamaican Television With 'See It Deh'

Tony 'Paleface' Hendriks and Kathy Grant in the sketch 'Dental Slavery'

Actor, writer and stand-up comedian Tony ‘Paleface’ Hendriks is preparing for a new round of the video light, with the arrival of his television comedy series See It Deh. The show premieres tonight, Sunday, April 3, 2016, on TVJ at 9pm.

Two Caribbean Writers Make 2016 Commonwealth Shortlist

Commonwealth Writers Prize 2016 Shortlist announced

Two Caribbean writers have made it to the shortlist of the  2016 Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize.

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