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Halcyon Days: All Over Again by A-dZiko Simba Gegele

A-dZiko Simba Gegele reads from All Over Again

In her debut novel, award-winning poet and playwright A-dZiko Simba Gegele brings us the story of a boy who is figuring out what it means to grow up.

Susumba's Book Bag - Issue 2

Susumba's Book Bag Issue 2

Maggie Harris of Guyana Cops Regional Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014

Regional Winners of Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize 2014

The regional winners of the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize have been announced and Guyana’s Maggie Harris has snagged the Caribbean title with her story ‘Sending For Chantal’. 

Caribbean Poets Celebrate Mikey Smith

Kei Miller reads from his latest collection of poems

Three Caribbean Writers Shortlisted for Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014

Three Caribbean Writers Make Commonwealth Writers Shortlist

Three Caribbean writers hailing from Guyana, the Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago have made the list of nineteen writers vying for the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. 

Diana McCaulay Cops Hollick Arvon Prize 2014

Diana McCaulay

Writer and environmentalist Diana McCaulay blew past the competition to claim the second Hollick Arvon Prize for emerging writers as her own with her manuscript Loving Jamaica at the 2014 Trinidad and Tobago Literary Festival, the Bocas Lit Fest. 

A-dZiko Simba Gegele Snags Inaugural Burt Award

A-dZiko Simba Gegele receives her award from William 'Bill' Burt

From a field of six shortlisted entrants for the inaugural Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, Jamaica’s A-dZiko Simba Gegele’s vibrant debut novel All Over Again (published by Blouse and Skirt Books) danced to the finish line to earn the top award.

Six Finalists Announced for Inaugural Burt Award for Caribbean Lit

Burt Award for Caribbean Literature

Six works have been shortlisted for the inaugural Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, an initiative of the Bocas Literary Festival geared toward stimulating growth in the desert that currently represents young adult novels in the Caribbean.

Love Affair With Literature III: A Literary Orgy!

Novelist Erna Brodber brings Love Affair With Literature to a close

Two novelists sandwiched three poets as the 2014 A Love Affair With Literature became a literary orgy.

Mayaro Book Festival Celebrates Michael Anthony

Michael Anthony

While prophets may rarely be celebrated in their homeland, it appears that authors can be.