Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 12th, 2017
The black sands of Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth on Jamaica’s southern shore, seem about as far away from Hollywood as one can get, at least mentally. But the idyllic, laid back fishing village, peppered with quaint guest houses is perfect for writing.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, April 14th, 2016
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, March 21st, 2014
The Calabash Literary festival has announced a juggernaut of a line-up for the 2014 installation of the festival, which will be staged under the theme Globalishus.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, May 28th, 2012
As the temperatures rose marking the impending arrival of summer, throngs of lit-lovers swarmed to the once sleepy fishing and farming village of Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth. They came in hopes of poetry, prose and good vibes.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
In 2007, the Calabash International Literary Festival teamed up with the Commonwealth Writers Prize so that the 2007 awards were announced at that year’s festival. While a repeat is not slated to occur in 2012, audiences at this year’s Calabash will get a taste of the the CW Prize as three