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In the November 2013 CRB

by Nicholas Laughlin on November 18, 2013

Still from Touch (video, 2002), by Janine Antoni, included in the exhibition Into the Mix Twenty-two months later, the CRB is back. Our November 2013 issue, published today, includes reviews of recent books of poems by Edward Baugh, Loretta Collins Klobah, and Sasenarine Persaud; recent fiction by Merle Collins and Keith Jardim; as well as [...]


Time passes

by Nicholas Laughlin on November 1, 2013

Antilles is back — at long last


Calabash farewell

by Nicholas Laughlin on January 18, 2011

The 2007 Calabash International Literary Festival winds down with a reggae jam session. Photograph by Georgia Popplewell/Caribbean Free Photo Between its founding in 2000 and its tenth anniversary in 2010, the Calabash International Literary Festival — based in Treasure Beach, on the south coast of Jamaica — grew into one of the major events on [...]


A prize of our own

by Nicholas Laughlin on November 4, 2010

Photograph by Juhan Sonin, posted at Flickr under a Creative Commons license The Caribbean’s rich literary heritage — in multiple languages — has made a contribution to world culture well out of proportion to the region’s small size. We have produced winners of many literary awards, including three Nobel laureates — Saint-John Perse (1960), Derek [...]