Author: Nicholas Laughlin

Culture

Make way | On Caribbean innovation

A note to our readers from editor Nicholas Laughlin, as we present our second specially curated online-only edition of Caribbean Beat

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Culture

“To remind you of life” | On Caribbean resilience

A note to our readers from editor Nicholas Laughlin, as we present our first specially curated online-only edition of Caribbean Beat

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Immerse, Literature, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Claire Adam: “I’ve always felt, ask me where I’m from!” | Own words

Claire Adam, Trinidad-born novelist, on learning to observe, the usefulness of honest criticism, and the notion of “home” — as told to Nicholas Laughlin

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Immerse, Reviews, Literature, Culture, Trinidad and Tobago

Shivanee Ramlochan: “The poems must have decided on me” | Own Words

My mother is an English literature teacher, and when I was growing up books were more my friends than human friends were. There was always...

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Embark, Literature, People, St. Lucia

Remembering Derek Walcott (1930–2017) | Icon

He was a prodigy, and he knew it. He self-published his first book, 25 Poems, when he was just eighteen, paying the printer’s bill with...

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Arrive, Travel, Culture, Lifestyle, Guyana

Mt Roraima: “I could hardly imagine how we came all this way”

“Setting off for Mt Roraima in March 2007, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I’d read as much as I could find about the...

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Literature, Reviews, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Barbados, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda

Bookshelf (March/April 2002)

PICK OF THE MONTH Collected Poems 1937-1989 A. J. Seymour, ed. Ian McDonald & J. de Weever (Blue Parrot Press 2000, 303pp) Small birds...

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Arrive, Travel, Culture, Lifestyle, Guyana

Kaieteur dreaming

After we unload our bags from the Land Cruiser, I check our location on my map. If I draw an imaginary straight line, Pamela Landing —...

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