Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, July 17th, 2016
The summer is heating up to record breaking temperatures. So it’s time to grab a towel, your glasses and head to the nearest beach, back verandah or hammock with a great read (and hopefully something cool to drink).
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, June 10th, 2016
The 2016 Calabash International Literary Festival ended on Sunday, June 5, after a weekend full of celebration of the word through fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and song.
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 | Sunday, December 6th, 2015
Tribe Sankofa is getting ‘turnt up’! At least so declares the name of their upcoming edition of their Word Soul performance event. The list of guest performers slated to join the Tribe for the performance suggests that this is no empty boast.
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
“You’re coming into your creative kingdom and your name will be hallowed,” said Dr. Michael Bucknor. The words came as a part of his closing remarks introducing Kei Miller’s Writing Down the Vision: Essays and Prophecies.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Jamaican audiences are set to feast on a double serving of Kei Miller’s writing with the launch of his two latest collections Writing Down the Vision: Essays and Prophecies and The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion on Sunday December 21, 2014 at
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
Jamaican novelist, essayist and poet Kei Miller has captured the 2014 Forward Prize with his collection The Cartographer Tries to Map the Way to Zion, the latest addition to his already enviable list of published works comprising two novels, four poetry collections, a collection of sh
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 | Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
Kei Miller’s most recently published collection of poetry The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion, published by Carcanet Press, has charted its way to the shortlist of the 2014 Forward Prize for Best Collection.