Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, January 15th, 2017
When Nicole Dennis-Benn did her first reading on her home island in June 2016 at the Calabash International Literary Festival in Treasure Beach, very few members of the audience had ever heard of her.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, October 7th, 2016
With its heavy dependence on tourism, along with the natural resources that make up the islands in the Caribbean archipelago, the region’s culture and history are possibly the most important elements to the sector.
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
Five writers hailing from islands across the Caribbean have been shortlisted for the inaugural Alice Yard Prize for Art Writing. The list features writers from Barbados, the Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, St.