BookFair 2016

A book fair for the entire family …

 June 2 – 4, 2016

Conscious Lyrics Foundation and House of Nehesi Publishers
in collaboration with 
St. Maarten Tourist Bureau

University of St. Martin, L.C. Fleming Foundation
GEBE, SOS Radio, Collectivity of St. Martin

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Book Fair 2016 Opening Invitation

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Book Fair 2016 Closing Invitation

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Launched at St. Martin Book Fair. A “must read‘ selection by Vogue magazine.
The Adulterous Citizen — poems, stories, essays by Tishani Doshi

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St. Martin Book Fair in the New York Daily News with Jared McCallister and in Writers Digest among “5 Great Caribbean Literary Festivals,” in the magazine’s travel feature by Antiguan author Joanne C. Hillhouse.

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New Books

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St. Martin Book Fair 2003
Our own voices
St. Martin Book Fair 2004
The history we make
St. Martin Book Fair 2005
The national book, a universal offering
St. Martin Book Fair 2006
Migration: Movement of the People
St. Martin Book Fair 2007
Writing Justice
St. Martin Book Fair 2008
Reparation
St. Martin Book Fair 2009
Wired
St. Martin Book Fair 2010
Nativity
St. Martin Book Fair 2011
Freedom of Expression
St. Martin Book Fair 2012
Forward …
St. Martin Book Fair 2013
Drum Beats
St. Martin Book Fair 2014
Crime & Punishment
St. Martin Book Fair 2015
The Word



House of Nehesi Studio

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“The Salt Reaper – Selected poems from the flats” © 2009 by Angelo Rombley, Big Eye Opener Studios.

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“The Salt Reaper – Selected poems from the flats” © 2009 by Angelo Rombley, Big Eye Opener Studios.

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“The Salt Reaper – Selected poems from the flats” © 2009 by Angelo Rombley, Big Eye Opener Studios.

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Lasana Sekou, Saint Martin
Memoria del Festival Internacional de Poesía de Medellín.

Love Song Make You CrySelected reading from Nativity
by Lasana Sekou; Performance: Clara Reyes. Video courtesy: © 2006 Marguerite Laurent.


Profile of Tanny & The Boys

tanny & the boysTanny & The Boys is the premier string band of St. Martin, and some would dare say of the North Eastern Caribbean. The musical group remains remarkably popular with the young and the old; and it has entertained personages from the Mighty Sparrow, kaiso king of the world, to Queen Beatrix of the Dutch kingdom. Tanny & The Boys was founded in the late 1970s and has the distinction of being the oldest existing band—of uninterrupted music-making–on the island. Read more