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CODEā€™s Burt Award for Caribbean Literature and Burt Award winning author Joanne C. Hillhouse will host two free workshops in Antigua and Barbuda ā€“ one for teens and one for writers interested in writing young adult fiction. Free Two-day workshop for writers interested in writing teen and young adult literature Where: The Heritage Hotel, Heritage Quay, St. Johnā€™s, Antigua When: November 22-23, 2014. Please note: The workshop on Saturday will run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm (Snacks provided). On Sunday the workshop will run from 9:30am to 4:00pm (Lunch provided). InterestedRead More
#1 Caribbean Blogger Carla ‘Babbzy’ Babb Adds Author to List of Accolades! Toronto, Canada Carla ā€˜Babbzyā€™ Babb is a Canadian born to Bajan parents and is most popularly known for her #1 Caribbean blog website www.strictlybabbzy.com in which she shares news about artists, and the salacious goings on of public figures based in the Caribbean. As of July, Babbzy is also known in the world of skin care and beauty for being an author because of her book, The Black Peopleā€™s Guide to Perfect + Blemish Free Skin. Suffering fromRead More
Ms. Cameron wrote a book of short stories about her early family life that she calls, And Then We Laughed. She wrote the book for her children and grandchildren as a family heirloom, but the fresh and vivid descriptions of life lived long before electronic gadgets in an exotic Caribbean country touched a universal chord in readers, and the book took wing. In the book the author pays tribute to her loving and close knit family. She recounts some universal aspects of childhood and explores the life and culture ofRead More
Authors Connecting is a program designed to emphasize the importance of literacy and how culture can influence education, as well as oneā€™s world view. The program is targeted to interact with children and celebrate our great Caribbean culture. It will take place on Saturday, June 21st 2013 at 3:00 PM Park in Slope Barnes & Noble 267 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11215.   Hosted by Tanisha Burke NYC School Teacher Read by Author Tammie Paige Reading by Marsha Thompson Miss Tropical Paradise The Short stories of Carnival costumes a previewRead More