With Grace – A Caribbean Fairytale by Joanne C Hillhouse Grace, of Grace’s Peak, loves her hill, and her home above the village, above the whole island. All her trees are lush and full of ripe fruits, except for the one at the far end of her orchard. She hates that tree. So when the […]
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The revised and updated edition of They Gave the Crowd Plenty Fun explores the relationship between West Indies cricket and the Caribbean community in Britain. Colin also reflects on his life, with a dose of humour, as a second generation West Indian boy in 1970s/1980s Britain. Contributors to They Gave the Crowd Plenty Fun include […]
Bayonets, Mangoes and Beads to reveal the secrets of War When the Jamaican playwright Claud McKay wrote the eclogue If We Must Die during the early 20th century, he wasn’t to know that Winston Churchill would later use the poem as a rallying cry for British troops during World War II. Almost seventy years later, […]
She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks “Over the edge of writing that lays claim to the adjectives conceptual and experimental, M. NourbeSe Philip lights the way back into the very ground, the very terror of the concept and the experiment. Tried and errant, reordering with every expense of air every expanse of earth […]
New Novel Gone to Drift by award-winning Jamaican writer Diana McCaulay Papillote Press is delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of Gone to Drift by the award-winning Jamaican writer Diana McCaulay. This young adult novel, which won second prize in the CODE’s Burt Award for Caribbean Literature (2015), will be published on 29 February 2016. […]