Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 19th, 2017
The world shudders in the wake of the passing of Derek Walcott. Playwright. Poet. Nobel Laureate. His words built monuments that continue to stand in the face of his death at age 87, on March 17, 2017.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, July 7th, 2014
Linton Kwesi Johnson and Kei Miller have been included in the South Bank Centre’s list of 50 Greatest Love Poems in 50 Years, with Derek Walcott also included as one of two brawta poems on the list, which actually comprises 52 poems.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, December 1st, 2012
Professor Carolyn Cooper shed her public persona as the much beloved and equally vilified “professor of slackness” and highlighted that the Prof title is no mere accident, but refers to her standing as a respected scholar of literature and culture.