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Read: 'Opitennin' by Kamau Brathwaite

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The morning that i stir within the narrow compost of my grave
miraculously ash space move around my head to open out my eye
the eyelids sticking down some time until they opening

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The Digital Caribbean: As Flies to Whatless Boys

From The Digital Caribbean:

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Archives in As Flies to Whatless Boys

From 'Archives in As Flies to Whatless Boys':

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A Flies to Whatless Boys: Memory and Archiving

From The Digital Caribbean:

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Jacqueline Bishop launches exhibition in NYC

‘By the Rivers of Babylon’ Jacqueline Bishop
Opening Reception March 30, 6-9pm
March 30 – April 22, 2018
SRO Gallery, 1144 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216

SRO Gallery will be hosting By the Rivers of Babylon, an exhibition of paintings by the artist and writer Jacqueline Bishop with selections from three separate but overlapping series: “Dudus”; “Landscapes: Jamaica,” and “Babylon & Zion.”

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Caribbean Feminisms, Diasporic Identities

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 5pm- 6.30pm
Caribbean Feminisms, Diasporic Identities
Performance from Douglas Caster Cultural Fellow, Dr Vahni Capildeo
‘Diversities’ talk from Melanie Abrahams from Renaissance One
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Writers in Conversation: Helen Klonaris & Nicholas Laughlin

British Council Literature Podcast presenter Georgina Godwin headed to the Small Wonder Short Story Festival last October. While there, she caught up with Helen Klonaris, Bahamian writer, performer, activist and teacher, who is also this year's British Council International Writer in Residence at the festival. She also chatted to Nicholas Laughlin, author and programme director of the Bocas Lit Fest.

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Nick Makoha at Writing in Migration

Poetry & Spoken Word
Friday 27 April 2018
9-10.30pm
Kino 2
Eintritt: € 8,- (reduced € 6,-)

Performing Artists:
Linda Gabriel
Romeo Oriogun
Musa Okwonga
Nick Makoha
Moderation/Host: Maroula Blades

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Shara McCallum makes Best of the Net 2017

Shara McCallum's poem 'Sorrow' has been selected for the Best of the Net 2017 anthology, which just went live online.

The Best of the Net project continues to promote the diverse and growing collection of voices who are publishing their work online, a venue that continues to see less respect from such yearly anthologies as the Pushcart and Best American series. This anthology serves to bring greater respect to an innovative and continually expanding medium in the same medium in which it is published.

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Colonial Countryside: Ten New Creative Commissions

10 new creative writing commissions at £1,200 each for ‘Colonial Countryside: English Country Houses Reinterpreted.’

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