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From the CRB archive: considering Eric Roach

by Nicholas Laughlin on August 22, 2010

Eric Roach. Photograph courtesy Laurence Breiner Today’s Stabroek News includes an essay by Al Creighton on the Tobagonian poet Eric Roach, one of Caribbean literature’s great tragic figures. Born in Tobago in 1915, educated at a grammar school in Scarborough, Roach began publishing his poems in the late 1930s in local newspapers. Over the next [...]


Brain food

by Nicholas Laughlin on July 14, 2010

Installation view of Karyn Olivier’s ACA Foods Free Library. Photograph courtesy the artist The latest issue of the CRB — dated July 2010 — began publication yesterday (and will continue for the next six weeks, with new reviews and other pieces appearing every week). We kick things off with three reviews. First, Ian Dieffenthaller tackles [...]