Delving into life in Calvary Hill, a marginalized neighborhood in Trinidad’s capital city of Port of Spain, this novel takes on the topics of colonialism, racism, poverty, gender roles, aging and more in the most masterful way. 70 more words
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From the Bocas Prize website . . .
Robert Antoni, 2014 winner of the OCM BOCAS Prize for Caribbean Literature; 2012 winner, Earl Lovelace; and Kei Miller, 2014 non-fiction winner, were among a group of eight writers invited to showcase Caribbean writing in the Swiss alpine town of Bellinzona last weekend. 137 more words
This morning I was listening to Out Loud from The New Yorker and the discussion surrounded the idea of the Great American Novel. This podcast featured a writer from the New Yorker, Adam Gopnik, and the popular writer, straddling both fiction and nonfiction, Elizabeth Gilbert. 172 more words
This article by Aneka Lee appeared in Trinidad’s Guardian. For the full report follow the link below.
The rhythmic beating of African drums filled the UWI Daaga auditorium, and ushered in local writers, artists, filmmakers, and academics who came to see the screening of the film Earl Lovelace—A Writer in His Place; among them poet and cultural activist Eintou Pearl Springer, filmmaker Yao Ramesar (a clip from his film Sadhu has been included in the film), novelist Merle Hodge and UWI St Augustine Deputy Principal, Professor Rhoda Reddock. 776 more words