News from Authors

Adam Lowe on BBC Radio 4 for The Digital Human

Poet Adam Lowe was recently invited to speak to BBC Radio 4's programme The Digital Human. Asked about how language use is changing online to avoid filters and please advertisers, Adam speaks about how minority groups tend to suffer the most from such policing. But he also speaks about how language has always been able to mask and reveal.

Listen to the show, or download it, now on the BBC Radio 4 website.

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Barbara Jenkins in Bookends

For Women's History Month, Jacqueline Bishop interviewed Barbara Jenkins for last weekend's Sunday Observer Bookends column. The article, titled "Men, Often In Absentia, are Still Ever-present in Barbara Jenkins’ Work Because of Their Influence on Women’s Lives", is full of interesting titbits on Barbara's writing and her musings on life.

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Anthony Joseph, Trini writers profiled in Newsday

Author photo by Naomi Woddis

Anthony Joseph recently won the T.S. Eliot Prize for poetry collection Sonnets for Albert (Bloomsbury). In celebration, T&T Newsday has published a profile of his work, mentioning his previous collections with Peeoal Tree and the wider impact of Trinbagonian writing in the Anglosphere.

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