Category Archives: Caribbean Literature

The Sunday Salon: Judging Book Covers

This week I had the chance to check out Chattel House Books, Barbados’ newest bookstore. It only opened last week Thursday in Sky Mall and the shelves were still a little sparse but an employee at the bookstore explained to … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: Meeting the Writers

It’s always cool when you get a chance to meet the author of the book you’re reading, or at least thinking of reading.   Last week I went to hear the winner of the inaugural Caribbean Burt Award, A-dZiko Simba … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: Book or E-book?

Some time last month I went to the post office to pick up a package that I’d been waiting for for a few weeks; It was my copy of Chris Ware’s Building Stories. While I was at the pick-up window … Continue reading

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On Reading Derek Walcott

Looking through my twitter feed I saw that Commonwealth Writers tweeted a link of a month old BBC broadcast, where British poet Glyn Maxwell was interviewing my favourite poet and playwright from St. Lucia, Derek Walcott, on his birthday. Honestly, … Continue reading

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