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  1. 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 Youtube and our Facebook 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 […]

    September 10, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ‘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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. “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
  12. Christmas 2018 Greetings from Southpaw Grafix Inc! December 26, 2018Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. “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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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