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8 Books I Plan To Reread This Year

When I think about it, there are not that many books that I have reread over the years, though there have always been some books that I have intended to reread. 837 more words


[Free eBook] Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean [Literary Fiction Anthology]

Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean with a foreword by Canada-resident Jamaican author Olive Senior is a themed anthology of literary fiction stories by Caribbean authors, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Akashic Books. 181 more words


Book Review: The Pain Tree by Olive Senior

I had never read anything by Olive Senior before, but I had heard of her, and I knew she was a good writer, so picking up… 393 more words

Book Review

LIT Links mélange

Hey everyone!

Here are links to some great resources, literature finds and gems I’ve been loving and just had to share. Enjoy!

Short Stories

Diverse Children's Books: Water in our world

My students and I are currently learning more about water in our world. Beyond, how essential water is to life, we are talking about access to water and more specifically, children’s roles in gathering water in places in the world where water is scarce or doesn’t flow from indoor taps. 513 more words


Poetry can't pay light bill!

On Tuesday, March 1,  Mutabaruku gave a riveting talk on ‘The Business of Reggae Poetry’ at the University of the West Indies, Mona. It was the first in a series of ‘Reggae Talks’ this month to celebrate the work of the Department of Literatures in English. 838 more words

Jamaican Literature

Creating Wealth From Culture

In December 2015, The UNESCO Creative Cities Network dubbed Kingston a ‘Creative City of Music’. This distinction confirms what we already know. Kingston’s culture is world-class. 852 more words