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Tag Archives: publishing

  1. 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
  2. “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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. “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
  10. Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence (ANSCAFE) transformed into Elegant Publication

    Barbadian media got some left handed praise from the head of Ansa McAl (Barbados) Limited, Nicholas Mouttet while delivering opening remarks at the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards of Excellence. The president and CEO of the Barbados leg of Ansa McAl conglomerate said most of the Caribbean islands tend to ignore a story when there […]

    October 18, 2015BooksNo comments
  11. Haitians hear Anguillian poet Lexus Ryan perform at CARIFESTA 2015

    Lexus Ryan, one of the poets from the book Where I See The Sun – Contemporary Poetry in Anguilla performed his poetry in Haiti at CARIFESTA 2015, said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Ryan is one of Anguilla’s busiest poets and the edition of Where I See The Sun published by […]

    September 11, 2015CultureNo comments
  12. JAMCOPY to host Caribbean’s 1st Digital Publishing Conference

    The Caribbean’s first Digital Publishing Conference, #TheOnlineMind will be held in Kingston, Jamaica from November 2-5, 2015 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. The 3-day event, which is organised by the Jamaica Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY), will highlight and address the global trend towards digital publishing. This being the digital age, the Conference will provide valuable […]

    September 9, 2015BooksNo comments
  13. St. Martin poet Rochelle Ward guest at Dominica’s literary festival 2015

    Rochelle Ward continues to spread her poetic wings by reciting her poetry abroad, most recently at Dominica’s Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair 2015, said Lasana M. Sekou of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). The St. Martin poet started off her visit as a featured reader at the festival’s opening on August 6. “I’m […]

    August 18, 2015BooksNo comments
  14. Waterway Media unveils imprint ‘WM Magazine’ & creates history

    Magazine history was made in Barbados when WM Magazine was officially launched on the digital publishing platform ISSUU recently. The electronic magazine (e-magazine/e-mag) which is available for free reads and downloads, highlights the importance of understanding that entrepreneurship is not only about business and finance, but is a lifestyle. The new monthly magazine, also delivers […]

    August 13, 2015BooksNo comments
  15. UK Professor & Author – China Miéville: Three Moments of an Explosion

    The fiction of multiple award–winning author China Miéville is powered by intelligence and imagination. Like George Saunders, Karen Russell, and David Mitchell, he pulls from a variety of genres with equal facility, employing the fantastic not to escape from reality but instead to interrogate it in provocative, unexpected ways.

    August 6, 2015Books, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. The Adulterous Citizen goes island-hopping: Caribbean, Europe, Asia with India’s stellar writer Tishani Doshi

    The Adulterous Citizen by Tishani Doshi, the award-winning writer from India, has already gone half way around the world since its Caribbean publication here in June 2015. House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) launched the new book of poems, stories, and essays by Tishani Doshi at the opening ceremony of the St. Martin Book Fair, attended […]

    July 26, 2015BooksNo comments
  17. Book Launch from Barbados Museum for ‘Facing the Challenge of Emancipation’

    The concise book follows the ground-breaking period when William Hart Coleridge, the first Anglican bishop of Barbados and the Leewards, executed the new mandate of the Anglican church between 1824 and 1842. As result, two new Sees of Jamaica and Barbados and the Leeward Islands were created in 1824 and two new Bishops were appointed, […]

    June 27, 2015CultureNo comments
  18. ‘Train the Trainer: Reflecting, Re-energising and Re-Tooling for the Future’ – Thirtieth (30th) Anniversary Conference/A.G.M of CARALL

    The Caribbean Association of Law Libraries (CARALL) will be hosting its Thirtieth (30th) Anniversary Conference and Annual General Meeting from Monday 29th June to Thursday 2nd July, 2015, at the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa, Christ Church, Barbados. The theme of this year’s Conference is “Train the Trainer: Reflecting, Re-energising and Re-Tooling for the Future.” […]

    June 25, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Cutting edge spaces filled by SXM talent: Debbie Jack in Florence, Italy; Lasana Sekou in Tripwire, California

    St. Martin authors Drisana Deborah Jack and Lasana M. Sekou spent their weekends in cutting edge cultural “spaces” on both sides of the Atlantic, according to Jacqueline Sample of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). New York City’s First Lady, Chirlane McCray, delivered the opening address at the conference, on Friday, May 29. The “who’s who” audience […]

    June 12, 2015BooksNo comments
  20. Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson – Author of the New York Times bestseller ‘Shadow Divers’

    A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times bestseller Shadow Divers, Robert Kurson. PIRATE HUNTERS is on sale June 16. Click HERE for more information!

    May 30, 2015Books, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. “The Black Book” – 35th Anniversary Edition

    “The ultimate treasure chest of the Black Experience.” – Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., Harvard University “AN IMPORTANT DOCUMENT OF AMERICAN HISTORY that defines a people’s strength, hope, and perseverance.” – Gay Talese “There is not a member of the human family on earth who cannot learn from it.” – Gloria Steinem “A book no […]

    May 28, 2015Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. “Playing Dirty” by C.L. Parker (Romance)

    “Loaded with wit and snark, great characters, and lots of hot, steamy, naughty sex, Playing Dirty is sure to satisfy.” – New York Times bestselling author J. Kenner Shaw Matthews plays to win, and he intends to snag a coveted partnership at San Diego’s hottest sports agency by signing America’s top athlete. Only one woman […]

    May 18, 2015Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. 20-odd writers from India to Brazil to St. Lucia, heading for 13th annual St. Martin Book Fair 2015

    The 13th annual St. Martin Book Fair is set for June 4 – 6, 2015, said Shujah Reiph, book fair coordinator and president of Conscious Lyrics Foundation (CLF). Novelists, poets, historians, scholars, drama and performance word artists from India, UK, Brazil, St. Lucia, the USA, to name a few places, “are heading our way,” said […]

    May 13, 2015BooksNo comments
  24. ‘Tales of Bed Sheets’ in Anguilla, 1st Caribbean launch

    The launch of Tales of Bed Sheets and Departure Lounges by Montague Kobbé in Anguilla introduces the author’s newest book to the Caribbean. Kobbé, whose acute literary features appear regularly in The Daily Herald’s WEEKender supplement, is excited about “sharing with the people in Anguilla a different book to the last, where the focus is […]

    May 7, 2015BooksNo comments
  25. Rhoda Arrindell of St Maarten, invited author at Anguilla Literary Festival 2015

    Educator and leading linguist Rhoda Arrindell is one of at least 12 authors, mostly from the USA, invited by the Anguilla Literary Festival to its 4th annual edition on 21-24 May 2015, said her publisher House of Nehesi (HNP). Arrindell will be a panelist on book publishing on May 23. But it’s her new and […]

    May 6, 2015BooksNo comments