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Masters in Playwriting Hold Playwriting Workshop Series

The New Play Festival 2017 will be opening its doors to playwrights as it expands its repertoire to include six writing workshops. These workshops will be taught by masters in the field over the course of four Saturdays between October 21st and November 11th. 333 more words



Derek Walcott, “The Spoiler’s Return” (1981)

(for Earl Lovelace)

I sit high on this bridge in Laventille,
watching that city where I left no will… 1,541 more words

Soyini Nneka reblogged this on thiscaribbeanspace and commented:

'Tell Desperadoes when you reach that hill I decompose, but I composing still.' " Derek Walcott A statement so timely on the rot that pervades Trinidad that I had to double check the year it was written because I thought he was talking about our current state. We've been doing this nonsense for years.

Caribbean Man…Derek Walcott

Caribbean Man…Derek Walcott

On March 19th, I was scrolling through the photo-feed on my Instagram and I came across a post by Fatima Bhutto. Fatima’s post was a poem by Derek Walcott, the famed Westindian poet and Nobel Prize receiver from the island of St. 1,431 more words