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  1. 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
  2. “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
  3. Christmas 2018 Greetings from Southpaw Grafix Inc! December 26, 2018Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Season’s greetings from MEP, Caribbean Beat, Discover T&T, Contact Magazine, and more!

    MEP Publishers are re-opening Wednesday 2nd January, but you can still reach us if there’s anything urgent. So from our family to yours, thank you once more, and we wish you all a truly blessed and restorative holiday season, with joy, abundance, and resilience in the new year and always. Merry Christmas, everyone, and happy […]

    December 26, 2018Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. 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
  6. First Spanish-language book to receive Honorable Mention prize from Caribbean Studies Association

    The book Una suave, tierna línea de montañas azules: Nicolás Guillén y Haití, by Emilio Jorge Rodríguez, received the Honorable Mention prize from the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) according to the Gordon K. and Sybil Farrell Lewis Book Prize committee for 2018. The book, which explores “the communicating ties between Haitians and Cubans,” according to […]

    July 9, 2018BooksNo comments
  7. Legendary Illustrator Steve Ditko, Comic Book Artist Who Really Created Spider-Man, Dies At Age 90

    Steve Ditko, iconic comic-book artist best known for his role in creating Spider-Man, is dead at the age of 90. Ditko is credited with helping to popularize the Marvel Comics universe, whose characters today can be found everywhere from blockbuster films, to television shows, to theme park rides, to merchandise. Working alongside artists Stan Lee […]

    July 8, 2018Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Vin Diesel Cast as Bloodshot in Upcoming Movie

    Vin Diesel is taking on a new comic book character role, and it looks like this time he’ll do more than say the same catchphrase. Diesel will be playing Bloodshot, Valiant Comics’ anti-hero. This project is the first of Valiant’s five-movie picture deal with Sony. David Wilson, a protégé of Deadpool director Tim Miller, will […]

    July 3, 2018Breaking News, Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  9. From St. Martin to Cancún: Tourism poetry of Lasana Sekou under critical microscope in Mexico

    Literary critic David Anuar has placed Lasana Sekou’s poetry about tourism under a microscope in the new edition of the Mexican cultural journal, Tropo a la uña, said Jacqueline Sample of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). “Lasana Sekou: turismo e inautenticidad del ser,” roughly translated as “Lasana Sekou: tourism and inauthenticity of being,” is the […]

    April 2, 2018BooksNo comments
  10. LEGO DC SUPER HEROES: “The Flash” – (2018) Animation

    The morning sun shines on the jewel of the Metropolis skyline, The Daily Planet building. But when The Joker decides this building needs a renovation, it’s time to sound the Trouble Alert because all bricks are about to break loose! The Justice League leaps into action but as the battle is brewing against The Joker […]

    March 25, 2018Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Arrindell’s “Language, Culture and Identity in St. Martin” wins USA book design award

    Language, Culture and Identity in St. Martin by Rhoda Arrindell, a leading St. Martin linguist, has won the Graphic Design USA Award according to Gordon Kaye, editor of the GDUSA magazine. Carole Maugé-Lewis designed the winning book cover for the House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) title, said Jacqueline Sample, president of the St. Martin indie […]

    January 8, 2018BooksNo comments
  12. Kamau Brathwaite in Liviticus – like the Psalmist in Babylon; like the weeping prophet, a book review by John Robert Lee

    Liviticus, published in 2017 by House of Nehesi Publishers, is a new collection that is at once a moving confessional poem, in which Kamau Brathwaite writes honestly, frankly, disturbingly on what he calls his “cultural lynching.” He holds nothing back as he cries, like the prophet Jeremiah, about his suffering: “The caul of fat around […]

    December 4, 2017Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  13. “Liviticus” by Kamau Brathwaite opens CARIFESTA Symposium book launch series

    Liviticus by Kamau Brathwaite will be launched at the Walcott Warner Theatre, UWI, Cave Hill, on Saturday, August 19, at 10 A.M., according to the CARIFESTA Symposium. The celebrated Barbadian poet is 87 and “Liviticus opens the CARIFESTA XIII Symposium book launch series,” said Lasana M. Sekou of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) — Brathwaite’s […]

    August 15, 2017Books, Breaking News, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Book on Barbadian Migration to Cuba Featured at Havana International Book Fair

    The book Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados by Barbadian journalist Dr. Sharon Milagro Marshall, was the subject of a panel discussion at the 26th Havana International Book Fair, now underway in Cuba. Dr. Martínez stated that, “the book is an obligatory reference in Cuba if one […]

    February 16, 2017Books, FeaturedNo comments
  15. New book captivates readers with tale of love and passion

    Trinidadian author Anthony Maillard graces the publishing world with his presence once again with the release of his third book, “The Killing of the Flamenco Dancer” (published by Xlibris). In this compelling read, he weaves a tale of love and passion, with his complex and well-drawn characters taking readers on an unforgettable sensual journey. This […]

    January 17, 2017BooksNo comments
  16. NOT ENOUGH BAJAN SCIENCE FICTION AND DETECTIVE NOVELS

    It is time for this country to have more storytelling contests and one award winning writer feels not enough is done to explore speculative fiction and he’d like to be a part of that change… He believes when one uses the unusual as a lens to portray an event it allows the writer to explore […]

    December 13, 2016Books, FeaturedNo comments
  17. 26 writers in new Virgin Islands book, launches in Tortola for Heritage Week 2016

    Where I See the Sun – Contemporary Poetry in the Virgin Islands, A New Anthology Edited by Lasana M. Sekou, launched in Tortola, Virgin Islands (VI) over the weekend, said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). The book of 26 poets and spoken word artists from Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, and Jost […]

    November 21, 2016BooksNo comments
  18. “St. Martin culture is the unifying factor in establishing the island’s identity” – Michael Esposito reviews Rhoda Arrindell’s book

    Rhoda Arrindell’s book Language, Culture, and Identity in St. Martin is an important step toward filling a void in defining the vernacular and its value as a manifestation of the culture of the island of St. Martin. This distinction is important because English-based vernaculars are not uniform across the Caribbean, with its great variety of […]

    August 7, 2016BooksNo comments
  19. Bajan-rooted author returns to train fellow countrymen

    A Barbadian descended author is back in her roots to push her debut novel and show others how to become writers too… She just completed a workshop in St George at the art residency known as Fresh Milk – she had an official launch at the Museum last week and she provided Bajan Reporter with […]

    July 31, 2016Books, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Book club event at Chattel House Books, Sky Mall – Saturday 23rd July 2016: Naomi Jackson’s “The Star Side of Bird Hill”

    This lyrical novel of community, betrayal, and love centers on an unforgettable matriarchal family in Barbados. Two sisters, ages ten and sixteen, are exiled from Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them. The young Phaedra and her older sister, Dionne, live for the summer of 1989 with […]

    July 24, 2016Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. Naomi Jackson’s “The Star Side of Bird Hill” at Chattel House Books, Sky Mall

    Naomi Jackson is the author of The Star Side of Bird Hill, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award and long-listed for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize and the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. Jackson studied fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and traveled to South Africa on a Fulbright […]

    July 24, 2016Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. This Is The Year That Was – 2015 belongs to Quality Service & ex-Missing Person(s), plus Bajans abroad and more…

    The Bajan Reporter came into being on 23rd December nine years ago – today we reflect on 2015 and what was hot at this popular web locale… 2015 will be special for many for many reasons – regular readers are aware at Bajan Reporter the statistics for year-enders is based on shares from Facebook, up […]

    December 27, 2015Editorial, OddityNo comments
  23. WANTED: Poems for the New Virgin Islands Book of Poetry, “Where I See the Sun”

    Calling “All poets and spoken word artists from the Virgin Islands (Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke), including those studying or living abroad, to submit up to five poems” for a new poetry book to be published here by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). “Where I See The Sun – Contemporary Poetry in the […]

    December 16, 2015BooksNo comments
  24. ICBL helps Central Bank of Barbados with Young Barbadian Entrepreneurs

    Khalil Bryan of Caribbean Transit Solutions Inc. (CTS) emerged victorious at the Billion Dollar Dreams forum. Bryant’s pitch was judged the best by a panel of professionals comprising Dr. Nicholas Brathwaite, founding partner of an international private equity firm and speaker at the 40th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture; Mr. John Williams, CEO of Cave […]

    November 26, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. “Directories Come Alive In The City” – Have you Recycled yet?

    There was a buzz of excitement in Bridgetown when the Barbados Yellow Pages (BYP) kicked off the distribution of the 2015/2016 Telephone Directory in Heroes Square. In addition to giving members of the public new directories and branded yellow and black tote bags; Bridgetown shoppers had the opportunity to see the Directory cover “come alive” […]

    November 22, 2015BooksNo comments