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Why YA?

CaribbeanReads will be publishing two YA novels in 2017, bringing our total YA offerings to four. Since CR is a small publisher, this is significant. Three of the four books have been recognised by the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, … 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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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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