Literature

Literature, Reviews

Music buzz | Reviews (Jan/Feb 2023)

This month’s listening picks from the Caribbean — featuring new music by Leon Foster Thomas; Monique La Chapelle; Fay-Ann Lyons; and Kevon Carter

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Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Jan/Feb 2023)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of The Dreaming by Andre Bagoo; The Island of Forgetting by Jasmine Sealy; What A Mother’s Love Don’t Teach You by Sharma Taylor; and What Noise Against the Cane by Desiree C Bailey

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Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Nov/Dec 2022)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Zo and the Forest of Secrets by Alake Pilgrim; Neruda on the Park by Cleyvis Natera; The Drowned Forest by Angela Barry; and Matters Arising by Kenneth Ramchand

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Literature, History, People, United States, Jamaica

Claude McKay: the Black Bolshevik | On this day

James Ferguson profiles Jamaican poet and revolutionary Claude McKay, whose landmark collection Harlem Shadows was published a century ago

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Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Sep/Oct 2022)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Wild Fires by Sophie Jai; Uncertain Kin by Janice Lynn Mather; let the dead in by Saida Agostini; and The Most Magnificent! by Jeunanne Alkins and Neala Bhagwansingh

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Embark, Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Jul/Aug 2022)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Habitus by Radna Fabias; A Regarded Self: Caribbean Woman-hood and the Ethics of Disorderly Being by Kaiama L. Glover; One Day, One Day, Congotay by Merle Hodge; and Josephine Against the Sea by Shakirah Bourne

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Immerse, Literature, People, Science, United States

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein: Griot of the universe | Snapshot

With a trailblazing Barbadian mother and CLR James for a step-grandfather, award-winning author and scientist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares with Erline Andrews how her Caribbean roots have shaped her success

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Arrive, Literature, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo: opening the door | Snapshot

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo grew up surrounded by stories. Now, as the Trinidadian writer publishes her already acclaimed debut novel, she tells Shivanee Ramlochan how family and home have indelibly shaped her writing

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