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Lasana M. Sekou Live @ 40th anniversary” concert

Poetry, stories, drama, and dance-theater performances at John Larmonie Center


GREAT BAY/MARIGOT, St. Martin (November 19, 2018)—The 40th anniversary concert of St. Martin’s Lasana Sekou as an author of over 20 books, takes place on November 30 and December 1, 2018, at 8 PM, said Shujah Reiph, president of Conscious Lyrics Foundation (CLF).
“It’s a cultural event at the John Larmonie Center on Long Wall Road, next to the LB Scott Sports Auditorium,” said Reiph, who is also producer of the concert. read on…

“A Caribbean plant kingdom” in Ti Koko and Kush Kush

A book review

by N.C. Marks

ST. MARTIN, Caribbean (2018)—There is a place where the land curves into the wide smile of a bay. A place where lush, green, tropical vegetation thrives next to a white sand beach, which is gently licked by blue waves of the sea.
In this paradise of a seascape unfolds the story of Ti Koko and Kush Kush by Patricia G. Turnbull. In this storybook the vibe is peace, love, and harmony in the friendly ecosystem of yam, coconut, mango, avocado, “tea bush,” and “Peas and peppers … well behaved,” just to name a few of the plants in “Garden Bay.” read on…

Badejo: Fantasies – love-making poems

Rosabelle Chuchi Illes writes:
So cool to see my words on the backcover of former Nigerian diplomat mr. Badejo’s collection of poetry entitled Fantasies: love-making poems. read on…

Op Sint Maarten kunnen velen slechts afwachten

Orkaanseizoen Sint Maarten is verre van hersteld van de schade na orkaan Irma. De overheid wil dat inwoners huizen repareren en voorraden aanleggen, maar velen hebben al weinig. „Ik kan geen nieuwe deur betalen.”

door Pim van den Dool read on…

Earl Lovelace, Edwidge Danticat receive award from St. Martin Book Fair

GREAT BAY, St. Martin (June 12, 2018)—Acclaimed novelists Edwidge Danticat and Earl Lovelace are the new recipients of the St. Martin Book Fair “Presidents Award.” read on…

Fantasies – Love-making poems

Fantasies – Love-making poems by Fabian Badejo, “a grown-up” book launching at St. Martin Book Fair 2018

GREAT BAY, St. Martin (May 29, 2018)—Fantasies – Love-making poems by Fabian Adekunle Badejo has just been published here by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP), said the indie press president Jacqueline Sample. The newest book by Badejo, a well-known St. Martin writer, is “A grown-up literary confection that does what verse written by men seems to seldom do these days,” said author and journalist Sharon Leach of the Jamaica Observer newspaper. read on…

St. Martin, Virgin Islands writers, poolside at Anguilla Lit Fest 2018

GREAT BAY, St. Martin (May 18, 2018)—“We are happy that the Anguilla Literary Festival invited writers Dr. Patricia Turnbull and Faizah Rochelle Ward to Anguilla to read their published work, to speak, and participate on a publishing panel,” said Sample. Dr. Turnbull is the “keynote speaker at our Maverick Lunchtime Presentation – After the Storm,” said festival member Carla Harris. The poolside presentation takes place at Coral Cove Resort, at 12:15 noon. read on…

Slotoffensief actie Boekenstorm voor bibliotheek St. Maarten

Bibliotheek pakt draad weer op na Irma, maar steun blijft hard nodig

De steunactie Boekenstorm, gestart door enkele bibliothecarissen en uitgegroeid tot een landelijke actie, loopt nog tot eind deze maand. De actie richt zich op het werven van donaties voor de wederopbouw van de enige openbare bibliotheek op St. Maarten, de Philipsburg Jubilee Library, zwaar gehavend na orkaan Irma. De Boekenstorm-actie wordt gedragen door het gehele bibliotheekveld, vertegenwoordigd door samenwerkingsverband FOBID. read on…

St. Martin book wins USA book design award

GREAT BAY, St. Martin (January 3, 2018)—Language, Culture and Identity in St. Martin by Rhoda Arrindell, a leading St. Martin linguist, has won the Graphic Design USA Award according to Gordon Kay, editor of the GDUSA magazine. Carole Maugé-Lewis designed the winning book cover for the House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) title, said Jacqueline Sample, president of the St. Martin indie press. read on…

Remembering the Hurricanes of 2017

Op vrijdag 3 november aanstaande opent Rijsdijk Gallery in Locatie Laurier (Laurierstraat 62, Amsterdam) met de expositie Remembering the Hurricanes of 2017. read on…

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