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Strong Caribbean Lit Flavour for Brooklyn Book Fest 2015

Brooklyn Bookfest 2015 Gets Strong Caribbean Flavour

The 2015 edition of the Brooklyn Book Festival will get a hearty serving of Caribbean literature with books and readers from across the region.

Going Digital: JAMCOPY Presents Caribbean Digital Conference

TheOnlineMind Digital Publishing Conference

Whether or not it is televised, one thing is clear, the publishing revolution is digital. With that in mind the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency will be staging the Caribbean’s first digital publishing conference #TheOnlineMind.

12 Emerging Artists for Caribbean Linked III

12 Emerging Caribbean Artists for Caribbean Linked III

New works from 12 new and emerging artists from across the Dutch, English, French and Spanish Caribbean will converge in Caribbean Linked III at the contemporary art studio Atiliers ’89! in Aruba.

Ten Emerging Artists for Young Talent 2015

Ten Emerging Artists Selected for Young Talent 2015

Ten emerging visual artists have been selected for Young Talent 2015, which, bouyed by the musical stylings of Jah9, will open at the National Gallery of Jamaica on August 30, 2015. First staged 30 years ago in 1985, Young Talent is growing up.

15 Features for First Caribbean Film Mart

Caribbean Film Mart Selects 15 Features

Fifteen feature film projects ranging from adaptions of classic Caribbean literature to forays into athletics  and the metaphors of doubles have been selected to participate in the inaugural Caribbean Film Mart at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (TTFF) 2015.

From Jamaica to London and Back Again: Tony Hendriks and Ricky Rowe Bring Home Samson and Di Liar

Tony Hendriks and Ricky Rowe in the comedy Samson and Di Liar

Relative new comer, at least to being a commercial theatre producer, Scarlette Beharie is bringing home the comedy Samson and Di Liar, starring Tony Hendriks and Ricky Rowe. The play will be a welcome addition to an unusually quiet summer.

Juleus Ghunta Presents 'Likkle but Tallawah' Debut Chapbook

Poet Juleus Ghunta releases his first chapbook How I Learned to Ignore

Japan-based motivational speaker and youth advocate Juleus Ghunta has stepped into the realm of published poet with the release of his first poetry chapbook, The Way I Learned to Ignore. Several of his poems centre on his experiences of childhood.

Marlon James Makes 2015 Man Booker Longlist

Marlon James makes Man Booker 2015 longlist

For the first time since its introduction in 1969, the Man Booker Prize includes a Jamaican in the longlist as Marlon James’ A Brief History of Seven Killings (One World Publications) sits among the 13 longlisted novels.

Marlon James A Brief History of Seven Killings Cops American Book Award

Marlon James wins 2015 American Book Award

Marlon James’ epic third novel A Brief History of Seven Killings has landed him among the list of winners on the 2015 American Book Awards.  An award from writers celebrating other writers and without the borders of categories to define the works, the Am

Karl Williams Play Joins New York Summer Reading Series

Jamaican playwright Karl Williams in Culture Project Summer Reading Series

Jamaican actor and playwright Karl Williams is included in the 2015 Summer Reading Series staged by the Culture Project.

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