Topic Tag: Poetry

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

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

Read More

Immerse, Literature

Gatekeeper | Showcase

A poem by Donna Aza Weir-Soley, from the new bilingual anthology The Sea Needs No Ornament

Read More

Literature, People, Barbados

Kamau Brathwaite (1930–2020) | Icon

On his ninetieth birthday, 11 May, 2020, Kelly Baker Josephs explains the groundbreaking influence of the late Barbadian poet and scholar, perennially ahead of his time. An online exclusive

Read More

Embark, Literature

Roger Robinson: A Portable Paradise | The Read

Delving with equal insight into pleasure and sorrow, Robinson argues that “earthly joy is, or ought to be, just within, but is often just beyond our reach.”

Read More

Embark, Literature, Reviews

Bookshelf (Jan/Feb 2020) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks, with reviews of In Nearby Bushes; Honeyfish; A Dark Iris; Another Mother; and Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm

Read More

Embark, Reviews, Literature

Bookshelf (Nov/Dec 2019) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks, with reviews of In the Vortex of the Cyclone: Selected Poems; I Even Regret Night: Holi Songs of Demerara; Perfected Fables Now: A Bookman Signs off on Seven Decades; The Lesson; and Five Midnights

Read More

Embark, Literature, Reviews, People

Bookshelf (July/August 2019) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks, with reviews of The Caribbean Biography Series — Earl Lovelace, Derek Walcott, Marcus Garvey, and Beryl McBurnie; Tentacle; and Where There Are Monsters

Read More

Embark, Reviews, Literature

Bookshelf (Nov/Dec 2018) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks, with reviews of Venus as a Bear; Voodoo Hypothesis; Come Let Us Sing Anyway; If I Had the Wings; and Making Waves: How the West Indies Shaped the United States

Read More

Funding provided by the 11th EDF Regional Private Sector Development Programme Direct Support Grants Programme.
The views expressed on this website are those of the the authors and do not reflect those of the Direct Support Grants Programme.

Close