Earl Lovelace, Edwidge Danticat receive the Presidents Award from St. Martin Book Fair 2018
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.” Danticat and Lovelace accepted the award at the literary evening that closed the festival’s 16th edition...
School writing competition winners cut ribbon to open St. Martin Book Fair 2018
GREAT BAY, St. Martin (June 1, 2018)—The ribbon-cutting ceremony to declare the St. Martin Book Fair open on June 1, 2018, was performed by primary school winners of the “Letter and Essay Writing Competition,” said competition organizer Rochelle “Faizah” Ward. The St....
Schoolboy in Wartime – Memories of My Early Years by Gerard van Veen, World War II book published in St. Martin, at Book Fair 2018
GREAT BAY, St. Martin (May 31, 2018)—Schoolboy in Wartime – Memories of My Early Years by Gerard van Veen will be launched here at St. Martin Book Fair on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 11 AM, at the University of St. Martin, Room 102, said Jacqueline Sample, president of...
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,...
Kenyo Baly Tops ACT Awards 2017
“The Literature Award went to The St. Martin Book Fair Committee …” HNP bags Lifetime Achievement Award, Teen Queen Tasyanna Clifton is Person of the Year. SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten (April 9, 2018)—Kenyo Baly won in the Music Category and also took the Song of the...
Boys break their piggy bank for St. Martin Book Fair 2018
MARIGOT/GREAT BAY (April 8, 2018)—What better way to announce the date of St. Martin Book Fair 2018? Out of the mouths and actions of babes! First grader Timothy (in photo) and his baby brother Joshua heard on SOS radio 95.9 FM, “about the financial difficulty that...
Liviticus by Kamau Brathwaite, distinguished Barbadian poet publishes new book in St. Martin
GREAT BAY, St. Martin (June 13, 2017)—At age 87, the distinguished Caribbean poet/scholar offers up Liviticus, his newest poetry book, published here in June by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP), said Lasana M. Sekou of the indie press. Liviticus is “a monument to...
Sir Roland Richardson receives the Presidents Award from St. Martin Book Fair
GREAT BAY, St. Martin (June 11, 2016)—The leading St. Martin painter Sir Roland Richardson is the new recipient of the Presidents Award from the St. Martin Book Fair. Richardson accepted the award at the closing ceremony of the festival’s 15th anniversary on June 3,...
Pen on Paper, new book by Joseph H. Lake, Jr. in time for Anguilla and St. Martin literary festivals
GREAT BAY, St. Martin (May 18, 2017)—Pen on Paper: St. Martin 1970 – 2017 by Joseph H. Lake, Jr. was just released here by St. Martin Republic Publishers, said Nzinga Lake, the book’s publicist. Pen on Paper is a collection of over 50 commentaries, news articles, and...
Moviemaker Asha Lovelace, Joebell and America, coming to St. Martin
GREAT BAY, St. Martin (May 14, 2017)—“As a director trying to capture the essence of the story, … I’m interested in developing a Caribbean aesthetic,” said filmmaker Asha Lovelace about making movies. In Joebell and America that is exactly what Lovelace manages to do...
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