Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, May 1st, 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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, April 18th, 2016
Sociologist and novelist Orlando Patterson has received the 2016 Anisfield-Wolf Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, April 1st, 2016
Two Caribbean writers have made it to the shortlist of the 2016 Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, March 26th, 2016
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, March 18th, 2016
The six finalists for the 2016 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature have been announced, and with them have come a little bit of history as two of the three writers were among last year’s winners.
Yashika Graham | Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
Touting itself as a night of searing words, the second staging of Late Night Lit staked its claim on Redbones’ full house recently, with a multi-angled exploration of the romantic and other adult concerns.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
In the beginning was the word, and the word was loved. So, once again lovers of the literary heeded the call and streamed into the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre to share in yet another Love Affair With Literature, the opening event of the 2016 Kingston Book Festival.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 6th, 2016
The six longlisted books for this year’s OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature have been announced.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
St. Lucian poet Vladimir Lucien will be the 2016 Writer in Residence at the University of the West Indies, Mona.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
Trinidadian-born novelist André Alexis’ Fifteen Dogs has scooped up Canada’s biggest literary award, The Scotiabank Giller Prize. His victory comes a mere two weeks after winning the 2015 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.