Bringing you information on Caribbean writers and poets, with information and links for writers.
MAROON LIVES A new book from House of Nehesi Publishers tribute on 30th anniversary of Maurice Bishop's assassination and US invasion of Grenada.
Children's author and literacy campaigner Malorie Blackman has been named as the most influential black person in Britain.
TALES FROM BATHSHEBA
Facing North - Tales from Bathsheba, by Edison T. Williams, is a collection of short stories span almost a century of Barbadian life from the 1930s to 2015 and beyond.
KWEYOL 4 KIDS
Kwéyòl 4 Kids Ltd was founded in 2009, by Trina John-Charles to provide books and teaching aids for children in Dominican and St. Lucian Creole / Kwéyòl, also known as 'patois'.
READERS ARE LEADERS
MoneyGram strongly believes that 'Readers are Leaders' and want to encourage primary school pupils to continue reading whilst at home to improve attainment and creativity.
Caribbean sociologist, writer and cultural heritage specialist, Margaret Bernal masterfully combines her skills as a poet and curator in her new book, Island Reliquaries - Voices from a Jamaica Past.
SECRETS OF THE AFRO COMB
Six thousand years ago, someone buried a beautifully designed Afro comb. It was uncovered 100 years ago but lay forgotten in an English museum . . . until now.
GRANDDAUGHTER OF THE WINDRUSH
In time for the 65th Anniversary of the Empress Windrush arriving in Tilbury, Barbara Nnaemeka's memoir 'Granddaughter of the Windrush' is published at the end of June
LOOK BACK!, BY TRISH COOKE
Children's book, Look Back!, written by Trish Cooke and illustrated by prize-winning Caroline Binch, will be published on 31 May.
TALKING POETRY WITH ...
Young emerging talent Raymond Antrobus a spoken word poet and photographer - one to watch for 2013.
JAMAICA IN BLACK AND WHITE
The sixteen sequences in this remarkable book display the changing landscape and the built environments of Jamaica, the principal agricultural industries, and the Jamaican people.
Solid Foundation by David Katz is the definitive history of reggae, from the earliest Jamaican innovators of the 1940s to the new stars of the 21st century.
THE CARIBBEAN IN SEPIA
Michael Ayre combines his interest in the economic history of the region with a long-standing passion for the history of photography to present a compelling visual narrative of the Caribbean world of the late nineteenth century.
WHEN DANCEHALL WAS NICE
In the 80s Dancehall - Reggae Recall - This book is a positive recollection of the entertainment aspect of the music in the 1980s throughout Jamaica West Indies and its connection to foreign countries.
EMILY KNIGHT I AM
An inspirational, moving and laugh-out-loud fantasy fiction for 9-15 year olds written by a peer rather than a parent.
WORLD POETRY DAY
World Poetry Day is on 21 March, and was declared by UNESCO in 1999, to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry throughout the world to "give fresh recognition and impetus to national, regional and international poetry movements."
BIS PUBLISHING COURSE
1 Day Intensive Course For African Caribbean Writers Who Want To Self Publish Successfully and How To Market Your Book And Create The Demand.
CLARKS IN JAMAICA
How did footwear made by a Quaker firm in the quiet English village of Street, Somerset, become the 'baddest' shoes in Jamaica?
Eunice McGhie-Belgrave is nothing short of extraordinary, she has been recognised with an MBE, and numerous awards, and is currently one the 'Faces' of Library of Birmingham.