Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, May 16th, 2013
To speak to her, you would have no inkling that Barbara Jenkins is shaping up to be one of the Caribbean’s well-celebrated voices.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
Archipelago, a novel by Trinidadian writer Monique Roffey, sailed away with the 2013 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, April 22nd, 2013
And then there were six... The list of emerging writers vying for the inaugural Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize has been further narrowed to six candidates hailing from Trinidad and Tobago, Bermuda and the Bahamas.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
Four Caribbean writers have been shortlisted for the 2013 Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize. The regional finalists for the prestigious literary competition hail from Trinidad and Tobago and The Bahamas. Interestingly, this year’s shortlist has been dominated by female writers.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 14th, 2013
The 2013 staging of the Bocas Literary Festival, Port of Spain, Trinidad will shine much of its literary light on emerging writers. Chief among these will be the announcement of the inaugural Hollick-Arvon Prize (HAP) for Emerging Writers.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, March 25th, 2013
The fourteen finalists in the inaugural Hollick-Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize have been announced.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Joanne C. Hillhouse is an Antiguan writer. Her novel Oh Gad! is a Zane Presents work, published by Strebor Books. She is the author of The Boy From Willow Bend and Dancing Nude in the Moonlight.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, February 28th, 2013
The OCM Bocas Literary Festival has announced its longlist for the Bocas 2013 prize. The longlist features ten writers from six Caribbean countries across the competition’s three genre’s poetry, fiction and literary non-fiction.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, September 17th, 2012
“I thought I would be able to affect a reclusive mysteriousness. People would ask me for interviews and I’d decline them,” Diana McCaulay told the small audience gathered to hear her read from her novel Huracan, at Redbones the Blues Cafe, recently.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, September 16th, 2012
Jamaican novelist, poet and political activist Claude McKay got an expected birthday present this year as a previously unpublished manuscript was found and authenticated by two scholars, Columbia graduate student Jean-Christophe Cloutier and his advisor, Brent Hayes Edwards.