Topic Tag: Caribbean Writing

Embark, Literature, Reviews

Bookshelf (Sept/Oct 2021) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Musings, Mazes, Muses, Margins by Gordon Rohlehr; Sweethand by N.G. Peltier; All the Rage by Rosamond S. King; and Antiman by Rajiv Mohabir

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Embark, Reviews, Literature, Jamaica, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States

Bookshelf (May/June 2021) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of A Million Aunties by Alecia McKenzie; Mrs Death Misses Death by Salena Godden; An Autobiography of the Autobiography of Reading by Dionne Brand; and Mama Phife Represents: A Verse Memoir by Cheryl Boyce-Taylor

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Immerse, People, Literature, Barbados

Cherie Jones: “I can’t imagine my life without writing” | Own words

Barbadian author Cherie Jones on her writing compulsion, and how her debut novel How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House became a safe space to process ideas about domestic violence — as told to Shelly-Ann Inniss

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Culture

The Beat is back…in print!

Check out the latest issue of Caribbean Beat magazine — now back in print, and back in seat pockets on board Caribbean Airlines flights!

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Embark, Reviews, Literature, Haiti, Guadeloupe, United States

Bookshelf (Mar/Apr 2021) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Inheritance: The Story of a West Indian Family by Ian McDonald; of colour by Katherine Agyemaa Agard; My Mother’s House by Francesca Momplaisir; and The Wondrous and Tragic Life of Ivan and Ivana by Maryse Condé

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Immerse, People, Literature, Trinidad and Tobago

The Miseducation of Merle Hodge | Backstory

Trinidadian writer Merle Hodge began her career by publishing what would become a beloved Caribbean classic, Crick Crack, Monkey, in 1970. Five decades later, as she prepares to publish her third novel, Hodge tells Andre Bagoo what took so long — and what drives her interest in capturing the often confusing experience of Caribbean childhood on the page

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Engage, Literature

Get lit | Did you even know

Are you a book lover? Think you know Caribbean literature inside out? Let our trivia column put you to the test

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Embark, Reviews, Literature

Bookshelf (Jan/Feb 2021) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks, with reviews by Shivanee Ramlochan of The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey; Tea by the Sea by Donna Hemans; and The Assassination of Maurice Bishop by Godfrey Smith

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