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Forces of nature bound in words (January 17, 2016)

Forces of nature bound in words (January 17, 2016)

Hurricanes and Wakes, the inaugural NGC Bocas Lit Fest event for 2016, featured readings of previously published work from Andre Bagoo, Shivanee Ramlochan and winner of the 2012 OCM Bocas Prize for Poetry, Puerto Rican poet, Loretta Collins Klobah. First was Ramlochan, who read “Shepherd Boxcutter 1,” “Shepherd Boxcutter 2” and “Caracara”, which were published … Continue reading

Navigating Indianness in the Caribbean (November 15, 2015)

Navigating Indianness in the Caribbean (November 15, 2015)

Indo-Caribbean Feminisms: A Literary Evening on November 6 showcased the work of Indo-Caribbean writers navigating their experience of Indianness. The event was hosted by the Institute of Gender and Development Studies following its two-day symposium on Indo-Caribbean Feminist Thought. Guardian columnist Aurora Herrara shared her story of discovering her Indian heritage in her 20’s, as … Continue reading