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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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Extract – Musical Youth

In this extract of the award-winning novel Musical Youth by Joanne C. Hillhouse, Zahara, Shaka, and their friends are practicing for a summer musical performance. With opening night just one night away Zahara struggles to get the dance moves right. … Continue reading

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Read and Win! Summer competition

Antiguan and Barbudan teens have a great opportunity to get creative this summer and a chance to win prizes. Teens in Antigua and Barbuda, this one’s for you! As part of the Cushion Club Wadadli Pen Summer Reading Challenge, Antiguan … Continue reading

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Leonard Tim Hector Memorial Award

On November 20, 2014 Director General of the National Commission on Science and  Technology (NCST), Professor Errol Morrison delivered the address at the 12th Annual Distinguished Leonard Tim Hector Memorial Lecture in Antigua. As a part of the event, the Leonard … Continue reading

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Zahara like Sahara

Zahara like Sahara. This is the first line of Joanne C. Hillhouse’s new young adult novel Musical Youth. Zahara is the name of the female protagonist and this is the rhyme taught to her when she was a child. The … Continue reading

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Joanne talks about the characters in Musical Youth

In a recent interview with ABS News, Joanne C. Hillhouse, author of Musical Youth, promotes the upcoming CODE sponsored writers’ workshop and talks about Zahara, the main protagonist in the book. Watch the interview here.

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