Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 9th, 2017
Four Caribbean writers from Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago have made it to the shortlist for the 2017 Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Two Caribbean writers, Jamaica’s Erna Brodber and Trinidad and Tobago’s André Alexis were among the eight recipients of the 2017 Windham-Campbell Prize which awards writers at two ends of the spectrum - those who have made significant literary achievement and t
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, May 15th, 2016
Trinidad and Tobago’s Lance Dowrich’s ‘Ethelbert and the Free Cheese’ has copped the Caribbean prize in the 2016 Commonwealth Short Story Competition. Dowrich is one of five regional winners recently announced.
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, October 14th, 2015
Marlon James' victory at the Man Booker last night made the tweets that echoed around the world as the Jamaican author continues to trend on social media.
Here are a few of our faves!
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, July 30th, 2015
For the first time since its introduction in 1969, the Man Booker Prize includes a Jamaican in the longlist as Marlon James’ A Brief History of Seven Killings (One World Publications) sits among the 13 longlisted novels.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, August 15th, 2013
The Commonwealth Writers Book Prize has died. It’s death was announced via the Commonwealth Writers website where the 2014 Prize was recently announced.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, July 26th, 2013
The 2013 ‘Man Booker dozen’ the 13 novels making this year’s longlist for the Man Booker literary prize has been announced.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
Sharon Millar’s ‘The Whale House’ has copped the Regional Prize for the Caribbean for the 2013 Commonwealth Writers Short Story Competition.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
Disposable People by Ezekel Alan (The Caribbean), Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nayomi Munaweera (Asia), Sterile Sky by E.E.