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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, September 27th, 2015
While at the Brooklyn Book Festival, Susumba caught up with the bright-eyed and charming Naomi Jackson debut author of The Star Side of Bird Hill (Penguin Press), published in June this year.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
The 2015 edition of the Talking Trees Literary Fiesta is gearing up to be a calendar noteworthy event for lit lovers. Organizers of the biennial literary festival have unveiled a stellar line-up set to heat up the black sands of Treasure Beach.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
Guyanese writer Imam Baksh has taken home the first prize for the 2015 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature with his debut novel Children of the Spider.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
Poet and painter Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné has emerged the winner of the 2015 Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, April 20th, 2015
The film Earl Lovelace: A Writer in His Place will be having its Jamaican premiere courtesy of The Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies, Mona.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 5th, 2015
The regional shortlists of the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize have been culled from a record breaking 4,000 entries. Four Trinidadians and a Jamaican are among the shortlist of 22 short stories from 11 countries.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
The shortlist of the 2015 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean literature, featuring three writers in different stages of their careers has been announced. St.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
Guadeloupian novelist Maryse Condé (I, Tituba: Black Witch of Salem and Segu) is among the finalists from 10 countries, spanning 5 continents for the 2015 Man Booker International Prize.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 8th, 2015
The longlist for the 2015 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, comprising nine poets, fiction and non-fiction writers from across the region has been announced.