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Monica Minott Launches Kumina Queen

Monica Minott launches her debut collection Kumina Queen

If one was to believe in stereotypes, accounting would seem the profession least likely to produce a poet.

Vladimir Lucien is 2016 Writer in Residence at UWI, Mona

Vladimir Lucien 2016 Writer in Residence at UWI, Mona

St. Lucian poet Vladimir Lucien will be the 2016 Writer in Residence at the University of the West Indies, Mona.

Issue 6 - Susumba's Book Bag

Poems of Politics and Pum-Pum: Seh Sup'm August Edition

Skygrass brought Seh Sup'm: Poetry and Live Music to a mellow close

The August edition of Seh Sup’m Poetry and Live Music peppered Redbones the Blues Cafe with live and recorded music as well as diverse poetry that ranged from politics to pum-pum. 

Juleus Ghunta Presents 'Likkle but Tallawah' Debut Chapbook

Poet Juleus Ghunta releases his first chapbook How I Learned to Ignore

Japan-based motivational speaker and youth advocate Juleus Ghunta has stepped into the realm of published poet with the release of his first poetry chapbook, The Way I Learned to Ignore. Several of his poems centre on his experiences of childhood.

Intimate Farewells: An Evening of Poetry by the Caribbean Poetry Project

Professor Edward Baugh reads in the setting sun at An Evening of Poetry

With the Blue Mountains as its backdrop and birdsong as musical backing, the University of Cambridge and the School of Education at the University of the West Indies unfolded pleats of new and old poetry while saying goodbye to their literary collaboration, the Caribbean Poetry Project on Wednes

Verses Poetry Slam Grand Prize Doubles

Verses Poetry Slam 2015

The Bocas Lit Fest has doubled the grand prize for the 2015 Verses Poetry Slam, moving from a grand prize of TT$10,000 to TT$20,000 and therefore making it the Caribbean’s largest purse for a performance poetry competition. 

Tanya Shirley Launches The Merchant of Feathers

Tanya Shirley

Acclaimed poet Tanya Shirley is set to launch her sophomore collection The Merchant of Feathers (Peepal Tree Press, 2014).

Kei Miller and His Creative Kingdom at the Philip Sherlock

Kei Milller

“You’re coming into your creative kingdom and your name will be hallowed,” said Dr. Michael Bucknor. The words came as a part of his closing remarks introducing Kei Miller’s Writing Down the Vision: Essays and Prophecies.

Issue 3 - Susumba's Book Bag

Susumba's Book Bag Issue 3

Susumba's Book Bag, Issue 3

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