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Are you Wiki-ready?

In honor of Women’s History Month, arts’ institutes worldwide are organising events this Saturday (March 23, 2019) to improve Wikipedia entries related to notable women artists and art world figures. We (at CaribbeanReads) have occasionally updated lists of Caribbean writers … Continue reading

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CaribbeanReads in Zing LIAT Magazine March – April

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New Book Teaser: Adult Fantasy in a Caribbean Setting

Formed by a group of enslaved men during Trinidad’s British colonial occupation, The Order has maintained the delicate balance between the world’s realms for centuries, preventing the Grey’s occupants from hunting in the Absolute and ensuring that humans remain unaware … Continue reading

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2018 Round Up

Even though we are already looking forward to 2019 and the exciting line up we have scheduled for the new year, we like to take a look back at the accomplishments of the past year. Here are some highlights: We … Continue reading

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Zing Magazine November 2018

Our November 2018 Zing article featured Socamom Eva Greene Wilson whose Caribbean-centered parenting blog is taking the internet by storm, Tracey Baptist’s Minecraft, De Rightest Place by Barbara Jenkins, and How to Love a Jamaican: Stories by Alexia Arthurs

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MBR – Another Great Review of Tata and the Big Bad Bull

The Midwest Book Review posted a very positive review of Tata and the Big Bad Bull by Juleus Ghunta. “Written in musical verse, Tata and the Big Bad Bull is a West Indies morality tale, with more than one kernel of wisdom … Continue reading

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The Old School Magazine Review – Tata and the Big Bad Bull

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine posted an enthusiastic review of Tata and the Big Bad Bull by Juleus Ghunta. Among other things, the reviewer points out that  “This cute children’s story is perfect for a read-aloud or beginning readers…This is an excellent … Continue reading

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Write a Winning Novel

The 2019 Burt Award for Caribbean literature aimed at young adults is now open for submissions and you may have written next year’s winner. The competition is getting increasingly tight and so it’s crucial that you submit your strongest and most polished … Continue reading

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Five Months, Twenty Thousand Words

The Burt Award for Caribbean literature is an annual prize given by CODE, a Canadian NGO committed to developing literacy world-wide.  The Caribbean version of the competition is open to Caribbean nationals and submissions should be at least 20,000 words … Continue reading

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Dolphin, the Arctic Seal, Returns to Antigua and Barbuda in an Inspiring Children’s Book

MEDIA RELEASE         Dolphin, the Arctic Seal, Returns to Antigua and Barbuda in an Inspiring Children’s Book St. Johns Antigua November 30, 2017 — Author, editor, and writing coach Joanne C. Hillhouse releases her latest children’s book, … Continue reading

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