Book club and literary community Rebel Women Lit aims to ‘showcase the amazing range’ of Caribbean literature with the newly launched Caribbean Readers’ Awards.
English PEN’s Pinter Prize: Poet and Reggae Artist Linton Kwesi Johnson
Recognizing his ‘colossal and multi-generational’ impact, English PEN’s Pinter Prize jury honors poet and reggae artist Linton Kwesi Johnson.
“Go the F*** to Sleep” Goes Jamaican
Adam Mansbach’s best-selling book, Go the F*** to Sleep, has become one of the few books in history to be translated into Jamaican Patois.
Bonus Material: Jamaica’s Calabash Literary Festival
By Edward Nawotka JAMAICA: While many of us were toiling away in the halls of BookExpo America, others were down in Treasure Beach, Jamaica, enjoying the sun (and rain) and being treated to a fantastic line-up of writers at the 9th annual Calabash Literary Festival. It was all the more sweet, because only a short time ago, it looked like …