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  1. 2nd session of Writers’ Clinic 2021/2022: ‘Mastering Your Manuscript’ with Robert E. Sandiford

    It’s time to register for the NCF’s second session of Writers’ Clinic 2021/2022! Call 417-6625 or Email Karra-price@ncf.bb to register today! This session is open to writers of all levels. The deadline is Thursday 7th October 2021. #NCFBarbados #LiteraryArts

    September 26, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Season of Storms to St Martin’s Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs

    St Martin Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs just received SOS: Season of Storms from the book’s author, Fabian Adekunle Badejo, said his publisher House of Nehesi (HNP). The new poetry collection, presented to Prime Minister Jacobs on International Literacy Day, opens with a live wire of experiences borne of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Prime Minister Jacobs […]

    September 16, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  3. BEST SELLERS (2021) Aubrey Plaza & Michael Caine

    A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher.

    August 23, 2021Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Third printing for “Golden Voices of S’maatin” by Ruby Bute

    The new printing of Golden Voices of S’maatin by Ruby Bute is available here at the Silk Cotton Grove Art Gallery, said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers. The poetry book is in its third printing. “I am happy with the quality and content … the same as the previous two. I am […]

    July 22, 2021BooksNo comments
  5. Barbadian Author whose Debut Novel appeared on Good Morning America recalls Editing Challenges

    Cultural Mores (as in mor-rays, or ethics which define) are not always translatable or accepted universally. This is what I learned when I attended the book signing of Cherie Jones at Blackrock Books recently. First off, Blackrock Books is owned by Andy Taitt and is very conveniently located almost next door to Esso Blackrock! It […]

    July 19, 2021Books, Breaking News, Featured1 comment
  6. Tuesday 8th June is George Lamming’s 94th Birthday! Prof Richard Drayton helps Bajans celebrate… June 6, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. Ti Koko and Kush Kush go to school with children of the Virgin Islands

    Ti Koko and Kush Kush by Patricia G. Turnbull is now on the School Reading List for Grade 4 students, said Janice George Harris, Education Officer for Language Arts and Theatre in the Ministry of Education, Tortola, Virgin Islands. “The progress of this excellent storybook published in the Caribbean has landed it in the curriculum […]

    May 23, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Dominican Poet, Tamara Lowe, First Act on 2021 Bocas Lit Fest Virtual Stage

    Tamara Lowe, a poet from the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, kicked off the annual Bocas Lit Fest with her poem “To You Who Love Him.” She was the first in a packed lineup of Regional authors, poets and spoken word artists to perform at the 2021 staging of the annual three-day event presented by […]

    May 7, 2021BooksNo comments
  9. Jael Joseph, the girl with the BIG idea

    As an immigrant in Canada Jael Joseph quickly realized in her early days in the North American country, that her ethnicity would play a great role in how she navigated life in this new locale.  She was part of the minority and even so, her heritage made her part of a smaller grouping within the […]

    April 5, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Marsha Sewdass reignites women with life coaching and new book

    Life Coach, educator, consultant and motivational speaker Marsha Sewdass is helping the women of her native T&T and beyond in becoming empowered and achieving their highest potential via her unique brand of life coaching and her latest book entitled ‘The Best is Yet to Come: Don’t Waste a Day!‘. A self-described realist Marsha incorporates a […]

    March 18, 2021BooksNo comments
  11. Jamaica’s Natanyah takes ‘Night Table’ to the masses

    Caribbean-Canadian Natanyah Peterkin has released her new book ‘Night Table‘ to the international market. Night Table, is a collection of provocatively written poetry that is both soul-stretching and sensually awakening. This book of erotic, enticing poetry is geared towards arousing all of its readers’ senses as well as inspiring a deeper feeling of desire. The […]

    March 4, 2021BooksNo comments
  12. Charles Matz, author, renaissance scholar, dies at 96 – by Lasana M. Sekou

    Poet, renaissance scholar, dramaturge, novelist Charles Matz died at his home in Southampton, New York on February 12, 2021. He was 96. He leaves his children, Margaret Matz (architect, New York), Charles “Carlino” Matz III (professor, NYIT; architect, New Jersey), and Clare Ann Matz (multimedia artist, film director, Italy). He also leaves Antonio Lai da […]

    February 19, 2021BooksNo comments
  13. ‘Writing your book’ By Roslyn Franken

    When doing author presentations about my book, Meant to Be, people often ask me afterwards, “How did you write your book?”  I answer, “Why do you ask?” and inevitably they tell me that they too have an inspirational story they want to share but have no idea how to write a book or even get started. What I discovered […]

    December 11, 2020BooksNo comments
  14. THE WITCHES (2020) fea. Chris Rock with Octavia Spencer & Anne Hathaway

    Based on Roald Dahl’s 1983 classic book ‘The Witches‘, the story tells the scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven year old boy who has a run in with some real life witches!

    October 8, 2020Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Your Cure for the Quarantine Blues – “The Big Fall” (Nick Seven Book 7)

    “Just when you think life can’t get much better, a crashing wave wipes out your sand castle. Former spies Nick Seven and his Bajan GF Felicia Hagens are taking a break from Key Largo to visit a casino owned by Nick’s friend, Rock Bianco. An unexpected, nasty encounter with one of Nick’s former lovers turns […]

    September 26, 2020Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. PROTOJE UNLEASHES “LIKE ROYALTY” FEAT. POPCAAN

    Protoje, one of Jamaica’s most important music figures in front and behind the scenes, will return with arguably his biggest album to date. In Search of Lost Time is available for pre-order today, August 6th and will be released worldwide on August 28th via In.Digg.Nation Collective / Six Course / RCA Records. Today, he reveals […]

    August 7, 2020Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. NAVIGATING THE SEA OF U.S. IMMIGRATION WITH MICHAEL JAY WILDES, ESQ

    BY ADRIANA SANDRINE ISAAC-RATTAN, INTERNATIONAL JOURNALIST Immigration has always been a sensitive issue perched on the front-burner in large jurisdictions including the United States. Strong advocacy on the diverse eyeshots of immigration offered by Michael Jay Wildes, Esq over the years, has cemented itself in some very prominent spaces, much of which can’t be easily […]

    May 17, 2020Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  18. BARBADOS-BASED AUTHOR INSISTS VISION BOARDING CHANNELS SUCCESS

    An author is telling aspiring Barbadian women to use the method of vision boarding to ensure their success for 2020. Nekisha Prince-Haynes is a wife and mother who was born and raised in Guyana but now resides here in Barbados. She is the creator of the publication – Your Client Is Not Your Friend. She […]

    February 6, 2020Books, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Author Opal C. Meeks Releases Her First Book “Unlocking the Wealth Code”

    For 2020 single mom, author and entrepreneur Opal Meeks has found a unique way to channel tough lessons from challenging experiences of the past into resolutions she believes, will make it easier for others to succeed. With the launch of her new website vybefree.com and success blueprint “Unlocking the Wealth Code” her primary goal is […]

    January 28, 2020BooksNo comments
  20. ‘The Rhythm Section’ (Adaptation) with Jude Law & Blake Lively

    A woman (Blake Lively) finds out her family’s death wasn’t an accident. ‘The Rhythm Section‘ releases on January 31, 2020.

    September 19, 2019Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. “Exploring Shadeism” Launched: Research Examines Colourism Phenomenon in Barbadian Society

    Sharon Hurley Hall launched her book, Exploring Shadeism, over the weekend at Dover Beach Hotel – it’s based on research into the phenomenon of shadeism in Barbados. Shadeism, also known as colourism, is discrimination on the basis of skin shade. Hurley Hall described shadeism as “a direct result of slavery“, and added: “The psychological and […]

    July 9, 2019BooksNo comments
  22. Join Eight Time Olympian Veronica Campbell Brown For Her Book Signing

    Don’t forget when you purchase your autographed copy, you can now download the New Cave Shepherd Card Mobile App and enjoy easy access to your account and more On The Go! Available now in the Google Play and Apple App Stores.

    April 30, 2019Books, Olympics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Plastered in Pretty by N.C. Marks launched in St. Vincent, recommended in the USA

    The newest Vincentian novel, Plastered in Pretty by N.C. Marks, was launched here at the Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Plastered in Pretty is “Naked truth. It is very contemporary,” said journalist Dexter Rose, a guest speaker at the book launch of about 100 guests. There was also an “outburst […]

    December 6, 2018Books, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Cookbook Puts The Spotlight On Weed And Other Exotic Caribbean Curries In Time For The Holidays

    The unlikely marriage of weed and curry is among the recipes featured in a new book that encapsulates many of the exotic curries of the Caribbean region and is now available in time for the holiday season. Tapping into the rich and diverse cultural heritage and cuisine of the Caribbean, Caribbean-American journalist and entrepreneur, Felicia […]

    November 19, 2018Books, FeaturedNo comments
  25. George Lamming Distinguished Lecture: 28-11-2018, Errol Barrow Centre November 17, 2018Education, Photo GalleryNo comments