Tag Archives: authors

  1. Submissions Call for The Caribbean Writer – Volume 30

    The Caribbean Writer – Where the Caribbean Imagination Embraces the World – announces a submission call for its 30th Anniversary edition. The Caribbean Writer is an international, refereed, literary journal published annually by the University of the Virgin Islands. Issues unique to the Caribbean should be central to the work, or the work should reflect a Caribbean heritage, experience, […]

    February 6, 2015BooksNo comments
  2. Book Series’ Finale: “SAINT ODD” by Dean Koontz

    Odd Thomas is back where it all started … because the time has come to finish it. Since he left his simple life in the small town of Pico Mundo, California, his journey has taken him to places strange and wonderful, mysterious and terrifying. Across the land, in the company of mortals and spirits alike, […]

    January 11, 2015Books, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. “A Prosperous New Year to You!” from St Maarten Literary Outfit

    From all of us at House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) & Offshore Editing Services (OES)

    January 2, 2015Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. “Chattel House Books” at Sky Mall: Promoting Barbadian & Regional Authors

    Book Source has opened a new outlet in Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael called Chattel House Books. This is a facility which promotes Bajan and regional authors. Book readings, book signings, interactive sessions with the authors, Children’s days and a Chattel House eBook platform for Caribbean authors are some of the upcoming features in store for readers. They are even […]

    December 18, 2014BooksNo comments
  5. WANTED: Poems for the New Anguilla Book of Poetry, “Where I See the Sun”

    “All poets and spoken word artists from Anguilla, including those studying or living abroad” are invited “to submit up to five poems” for a new poetry book to be published here by the House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). “Where I See The Sun – Contemporary Poetry in Anguilla” is the working name for the planned […]

    November 2, 2014BooksNo comments
  6. From Barsoom to Bon Temps, when books & TV series jump the shark – can fans save it?

    “Original meaning was the point when a television series shows it has run out of ideas and must resort to stunts to retain viewer interest. Derived from a scene in the last years of Happy Days when the Fonz waterskied over a shark. Includes actions such as “it was all a dream” episodes, live episodes, […]

    August 31, 2014Books, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Lasana Sekou on summer reading list in Spain, Yaya’s book reviewed in the UK

    “Pelican Heart – An Anthology of Poems” by Lasana M. Sekou made the 2014 summer reading list in Spain, said Jacqueline Sample, president of HNP, the book’s publisher. “The St. Martin book was selected by Italian and Hispanic studies researchers José Sarzi Amade and Leonor Taiano Campoverde for the July reading list of Mito Revista […]

    August 31, 2014BooksNo comments
  8. Caribbean filmmakers set to benefit from Market Incubator program

    The 9th annual CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) takes place in Toronto from September 3rd to 13th 2014. From September 2th to 7th, the festival will host a unique Market Incubator, which gives selected Caribbean filmmakers an opportunity to hone their creative and business skills, through workshops and one on one mentoring by world-class specialists. […]

    August 21, 2014Cinema1 comment
  9. Barbados’ National Cultural Foundation present: Writers’ Clinic, Critique Circle – 21st June 2014

    Many WC participants requested that we offer critique sessions once again. You spoke/wrote! The NCF listened! Interested? Simply read and follow the guidelines below, then show up next Saturday at The St. Michael School, 11 am to 1 pm: WRITERS’ CLINIC CRITIQUE CIRCLE GUIDELINES FOR PARTICIPANTS Each submission for critique should be one (1) page […]

    June 12, 2014BooksNo comments
  10. SXM Airport “Gate 1” launches the St. Martin Book Fair 2014; look out for ‘Womanish Ways’ and ‘Nobody Go Run Me’

    Can it get more sophisticated, “international,” or symbolic of a “launch” than this? The Opening Ceremony of the 12th annual St. Martin Book Fair will take place at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 8 PM, said Shujah Reiph, book fair coordinator and head of the Book Fair Committee […]

    May 26, 2014BooksNo comments
  11. From Japanese heritage to Sudanese and Turkish stories of ‘Crime&Punishment’ at St. Martin Book Fair 2014

    The St. Martin Book Fair, with its classic literary teaser theme of “Crime&Punishment,” is geared for its 12th annual edition on 5 to 7 June 2014, said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). “Turkey, South Sudan, Puerto Rico, St. Martin, are some of the places that writers will be coming from; meeting with […]

    May 14, 2014BooksNo comments
  12. The Bim Literary Festival & Book Fair: A True Cultural Experience

    The inaugural Bim Literary Festival and Book Fair took place in May 2012. Its theme was “Words Need Love Too,” a sentiment borrowed from a poem by Barbados’ best known poet, Kamau Brathwaite. Organized by Writers Ink, a collective of Barbados’ leading novelists and poets, that first festival featured literary giants: Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott, […]

    May 8, 2014Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Barbadian Entrepreneur traces history of Caribbean Literature from 80’s to eCommerce! January 21, 2014Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Lee Child on his new Jack Reacher novel “NEVER GO BACK” September 1, 2013Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Writers Galore at The Reading Room to close out Beyond the Screen Antigua

    Authors from Antigua, Montserrat and St. Kitts read to a captive audience during The Reading Room held at The Best of Books on Antigua to close out the final day of Beyond the Screen. Beyond the Screen was four days of workshops, movie screenings, readings and networking opportunities for authors, filmmakers and actors from around […]

    August 25, 2013Books, TravelNo comments
  16. Book Source Authors Lounge at Animekon 2013: Aug 24-25 August 24, 2013Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. THIS WEEKEND: Join Top Author Tobias Buckell and others – AnimeKon 2013 August 23, 2013Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty – Ben Stiller, Sean Penn: Fantasy HD

    A modern-day retelling of the James Thurber classic book, which when made as a film originally featured Danny Kaye & Virginia Mayo

    August 5, 2013Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Barbadian author puts Bathsheba centre-stage with new book

    Facing North – Tales from Bathsheba is a collection of short stories recently published by new Barbadian author, Edison T. Williams. The ten intriguing stories span almost a century of Barbadian life from the 1930s to 2015 and beyond. The stories are told with humour and the insight of someone who understands the nuances of […]

    July 10, 2013Books, Events1 comment
  20. “Haiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity” newly translated to French

    House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) has just been published the French translation of the book Haiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity by Emilio Jorge Rodríguez. The new French edition, Haïti et l’identité littéraire trans-caribéenne, complete with classic photos of distinguished Haitian authors such as Fernand Hibbert and Jacques Stéphen Alexis, is available at, Arnia’s, Van […]

    June 10, 2013Books, EventsNo comments
  21. Randall Robinson headlines 11th annual St. Martin Book Fair 2013; Robin Boasman to represent island’s new writers

    The St. Martin Book Fair will be an interesting mix of new, famous and senior authors for its 11th edition on May 30 – June 1, 2013, said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Randall Robinson, who the Huffington Post calls an “internationally respected foreign policy advocate,” will deliver the keynote address […]

    May 8, 2013Books, TravelNo comments
  22. St. Martin writer Georges Cocks, 3 HNP authors at 3rd Caribbean Writers Congress

    A young generation writer, Georges Cocks, represented St. Martin at the 3rd Caribbean Writers Congress, organized by the Association of Caribbean Writers (ACW) and the Regional Council of Guadeloupe, from April 10-13, 2013. The 51 authors registered for the conference from throughout the Caribbean, Venezuela, Colombia, Guyana, and the USA, included Ambassador Chiqui Vicioso (Dominican […]

    April 16, 2013Books, TravelNo comments
  23. “The Mountaintop” Fea. Richard Pepple & Keshia Pope, Reviewed by Stephen Hall

    Breaching the summit Recently, I met a guy that has climbed the highest summit on all seven continents; skied across both poles, paddled down the world’s most dangerous rivers, faced death several times and completed desert marathons. None of this, however, places him above the achievements of Dr Martin Luther King. If truth be told, […]

    April 14, 2013Culture, ReviewNo comments
  24. Eric Jerome Dickey’s Book Signing at Sky Mall (Mall Internationale)

    Click his name To Learn More About Eric Jerome Dickey Visit for more information

    April 9, 2013Books, Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. “PING” by Cher (NIFCA Award Winner) Corbin © 2012

    PING review name not known accept decline face not shown brave are we affirmative life’s to live see what gives words are shared across the space virtual hugs face palm sad face flowers kisses flutter lashes fingers hot cell phone crashes battery pull let’s start again find the convo find the pin there he is […]

    March 24, 2013Culture, Technology1 comment