Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, June 12th, 2016
“On a Beach in Jamaica, the other side of Africa’s heart,
gourds grow vascular and full, and a reluctant people
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
Most of the year it’s a tranquil little town. While the waves are often restless taking more and more of the shoreline away with it each day, everything else in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, is an essay in tranquility.
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 | Thursday, June 5th, 2014
Theoretically, the Calabash International Literary Festival has no headliners. But in truth all writers are not equal and from the pack of heavy hitters piled on to the 2014 installation of the festival, Jamaica Kincaid stood head and shoulders above the rest.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
With his latest accolade as Poet Laureate of Jamaica still shiny and bright, Professor Mervyn Morris joins the list of literary heavyweights on the 2014 line-up of the Calabash International Literary Festival as writers from the Caribbean, the US, the UK, Kenya and India get ready to
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.