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She’s not George Lamming, either, but Aprille Thomas won the Kamau Brathwaite Award for her poetry at NIFCA 2014.
She’s not George Lamming, either, but Aprille Thomas won the Kamau Brathwaite Award for her poetry at NIFCA 2014.   Two of my most pleasant discoveries during the 2012 National...
Friday 19th December 2014
Barbadian writer Timothy Callender (1946-1989) knew something about bad men.
Barbadian writer Timothy Callender (1946-1989) knew something about bad men.  Photo from timothycallender.com, Copyright 2014.   Good help is hard to find in Barbados, said the...
Saturday 4th October 2014
The Bridgetown Literary Tour—an initiative of ArtsEtc and Writers Ink
IT WAS Bridgetown as we’d never seen it before—a uniquely literary view of this centuries-old city. The signature event of Bim LitFest 2014, the Bridgetown Literary Tour took participants...
Friday 22nd August 2014
Barbados protests.  Image based on caribbean360.com photo, Copyright 2014.   “We are getting back in tune with our revolutionary tradition…our tradition of activism....
Saturday 2nd August 2014
MAYA ANGELOU
She bid us welcome, stay awhile. Showed us ’round then said, Go on, chile. Maya Angelou was easily, almost too easily, so much more than your usual triple threat. The singer, dancer,...
Wednesday 25th June 2014