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  1. “Hotly anticipated” Children of the Ash by N.C. Marks, new SVG poetry book comes home

    It’s already being called a combustible poetry collection, Children of the Ash by N.C. Marks comes home to St. Vincent on Friday, July 29, 2022. The new book by Marks, an SVG geography teacher, will launch in the Conference Room of Beachcombers Hotel, Villa Beach, at 5 pm – 7 pm, said Jacqueline Sample, president […]

    July 30, 2022Books, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Skylarkin’ Media Inc. Signs Industry Expert to Mentor Caribbean Creators

    Skylarkin’ Media Inc., the parent company of award-winning Alluhwi Comics digital platform, announced today its partnership with Polish film director and storyteller Matt Subieta. This move will connect creatives across the region with industry level facilitators and mentors to provide practical training and potential internship opportunities. Matt Subieta brings over 20 years of experience in […]

    June 29, 2022BooksNo comments
  3. Voyage Around the Professor: Learning from Lamming

    “I just received the sad news that George Lamming today left us to join the ancestors. George was part of my life from the earliest childhood, and after my parents I can’t think of anyone who made a greater impact on me. His contributions to Barbados, the Caribbean, the Caribbean diaspora in Britain, and the […]

    June 5, 2022Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Caleb Dros, representative of St Martin writers, “Oualichi: Land of Oma” launches at St Martin Book Fair 2022

    Caleb Dros, soon to be St. Martin’s newest author, has been selected as the “Writer Representative” of the island’s writers at the St. Martin Book Fair, June 2 – 4, 2022, said his publisher HNP. Oualichi: Land of Oma by Caleb Dros will launch as the featured title for the festival’s Literary Evening in Grand […]

    June 1, 2022BooksNo comments
  5. From Canada to Australia, guest authors for St. Martin Book Fair 2022; Barbadian CARICOM Ambassador David Comissiong keynote speaker

    Over 35 authors, from Canada to Australia are heading to the St. Martin Book Fair, June 2 – 4, 2022, said Shujah Reiph, the literary fest coordinator. The keynote speaker is David Comissiong, Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM, said Reiph. Comissiong is an author too but far better known in the Caribbean and beyond for his […]

    May 26, 2022Books, FeaturedNo comments
  6. St. Martin writer published in 5 books in first 4 months of 2022

    The poetry and drama by Lasana M. Sekou, and analysis of his work have been published in five books in Europe and the Caribbean between January and April 2022. Last January a study of Hurricane Protocol, the latest book by the St. Martin author, appeared in Vernaculars in an Age of World Literatures. Edited by […]

    May 24, 2022BooksNo comments
  7. GEL 100th ANNIVERSARY ENTREPRENEURS RECEIVE THEIR AWARDS

    The ten entrepreneurs from around the region, who have won the first leg of the Goddard Enterprises Ltd  (GEL) 100th Anniversary competition, will collect their cheques and trophies on January 31st and February 10th 2022 and meet their mentors as they commence the first year of the competition. Entrepreneurs from Barbados and St Vincent will […]

    February 21, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week Zoom event

    will be sharing highlights from her award-winning book, Meant to Be, as the Guest Speaker for a United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week Zoom event hosted by the Interfaith Council of Halton in Halton, Ontario. Advance registration is at https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsf-ChrDstE9QlKNwLzUUxQiEgbAf0R2lK. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with details. Please share this important […]

    January 20, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley & New York City Mayor-Elect Eric Adams: EVERYBODY’S MAGAZINE PERSON OF THE YEAR

    New York City Mayor-Elect Eric Adams and Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley are EVERYBODY’S Person of the Year for 2021. The Magazine’s Person of the Year (then called Man and Woman) started in 1978, following EVERYBODY’S launch on January 2, 1977. Additional information in EVERYBODY’S 2022 Global Caribbean Calendar/POY 21 edition. The first year’s […]

    January 3, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. GEL 100th ANNIVERSARY ENTREPRENEUR AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    Ten enterprising entrepreneurs from Barbados and around the region have emerged as the winners in the first leg of the Goddard Enterprises Ltd  (GEL) 100th Anniversary competition. The businesses winning this segment of the three year contest cover a gamut of enterprises including a producer of gluten free pasta, a mobile tyre service provider and […]

    December 11, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Caribbean book popular at Dubai Expo, “Plastered in Pretty” by N.C. Marks

    How to stand out at the world’s fair in 2021? Perhaps by topping your nation’s “achievements” with works of culture. At the Dubai Expo, which opened on October 1, 2021, “Visitors to the St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Pavilion got EXCITED when they saw the cover of N C Marks Plastered in Pretty!” posted events […]

    October 23, 2021BooksNo comments
  12. The 2021 Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival is on NOW!

    The 2021 BCLF programme, ‘A Tapestry of Worlds and Words: Meditations From the Diaspora‘ begins today and all festivities will now be streamed live from and our page. NO registration necessary! Yay! You can tune in (hassle free) from wherever you are – your car, virtual office, at the gym or airport! Please join us […]

    September 10, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. UASD political science grads receive ‘Africa in My Skin’ gift copies

    África en mi piel / Africa in My Skin / L’Afrique dans la peau was presented to Dominican Republic university graduates by the book’s author Rafael Nino Féliz. The political science graduates from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD), each received the trilingual poetry book at the main campus on August 9, said Jacqueline […]

    September 7, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. SOS: Season of Storms by Fabian Adekunle Badejo; USA distributor “recommends” new Caribbean book

    SOS: Season of Storms by Fabian Adekunle Badejo is the newest HNP title in St. Martin bookstores and in the hands of Caribbean readers. Now SPD is recommending the poetry book in the USA, said Jacqueline Sample of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). SOS: Season of Storms is “A frank, passionate description of a life in […]

    August 31, 2021BooksNo comments
  15. Africa in My Skin wins USA graphic design award for St. Martin book publisher

    HNP has won the American Inhouse Graphic Design Award 2021 for África en mi piel / Africa in My Skin / L’Afrique dans la peau, according to Gordon Kaye, publisher at Graphic Design USA (GDUSA). House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) received the award in July on behalf of both companies from GDUSA in New York […]

    August 13, 2021BooksNo comments
  16. Meant to Be: A True Story of Might, Miracles, and Triumph of the Human Spirit

    Amid a global pandemic that refuses to end and a world of divisiveness, it seems that the message of hope, resiliency, and forgiveness has never been more sorely needed. Roslyn Franken provides exactly that with her book, Meant to Be. In her own words and those of her parents garnered through archival letters and countless […]

    July 25, 2021BooksNo comments
  17. 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
  18. 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 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 is very […]

    July 19, 2021Books, Breaking News, Featured1 comment
  19. ‘Africa in My Skin’ by Dominican Republic poet Rafael Nino Féliz, published as trilingual edition

    África en mi piel / Africa in My Skin / L’Afrique dans la peau by Rafael Nino Féliz has just been published by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). The poems, in the original Spanish, with the English and French translations in one book, are strung together like invitations to the Dominican Republic and the other […]

    June 18, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. “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
  23. Christmas 2018 Greetings from Southpaw Grafix Inc! December 26, 2018Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. 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
  25. 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