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November issue of Zing Magazine available now

The November-December 2017 issue is now on LIAT planes. This issue’s Caribbean Lit page features books by Tracey Baptiste, Opal Palmer Adisa, and Jacob Ross, artwork by Danica David, and an interview with Haitian fiction author, Katia D. Ulysee. Pick … Continue reading

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Raise the Bar, a Youth Spoken Word Showcase

This weekend the Code sponsored BOCAS Lit Fest Burt Award book tour ended with Raise the Bar, a youth spoken word showcase at the Government Campus Plaza auditorium on Wrightson Road. This was a free and open event for all … Continue reading

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#ReadWithMe Campaign Launch

Some of the past winning authors of the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature descended on Trinidad this week to entice youth with their books. This week of activities brought to us by Bocas Lit Fest and CODE was aimed at … Continue reading

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Plant A Seed To Read Sandy Point

This morning, November 2, 2017, marked the completion of the first stage of the Sandy Point Plant A Seed to Read project. Heidi Fagerberg introduced the curriculum to the teachers in a workshop leaving them with books and copies of … Continue reading

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September Zing Magazine

The September-October 2017 issue is now on LIAT planes. This issue’s Caribbean Lit page features books by Zetta Elliott, Lennox Honeychurch, and Helen Klonaris and an interview with Blue Banyan Books’ publisher Tanya Batson-Savage. Pick up your copy on your … Continue reading

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The Protectors’ Pledge-New Review-Richly Imaginative

The latest review of The Protectors’ Pledge by Danielle Y. C. McClean bills it as a great follow up to the Chronicles of Narnia and Lord of the Rings. The reviewer says “The Protectors’ Pledge was a compelling read from … Continue reading

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Reading at Undercover Books, St. Croix

Celebrated author Opal Palmer Adisa reading from her new short story collection, Love’s Promise.

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New Activity Book Just in Time for Summer

Miss Heidi’s The Crumb Bunch Activity Book hit the online bookstores today. The book, which includes a variety of colouring pages, word searches, mazes, dot-to-dot’s and more, will keep kids busy for hours. The Crumb Bunch Activity Book is a … Continue reading

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Burt Award for Caribbean Literature Now Open for Submissions

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Now in its fifth year, the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature recognizes up to three English-language literary works for young adults (aged 12 through 18) written by Caribbean authors. CaribbeanReads has had the pleasure of publishing two … Continue reading

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Summer Giveaway. Win a Free Book!

CaribbeanReads is sponsoring a giveaway of the award-winning title, The Protectors’ Pledge. Enter to win a copy. Open to readers with addresses in Trinidad, the US, the UK, and Canada. Be sure to read our other award-winning titles and our … Continue reading

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