The murders, the rapes, the robberies, the corruption, the road fatalities, at the courts and hospitals mentally saturated, today I employ the escapist route, for relatively “lighter sides.”
So, for starters I invite young and old Guyanese poets, writers, artists, photographers, essayists, cartoonists, and oil and gas researchers/experts to get Interested now in the Guyana Annual 2018.
Students and younger Guyanese must familiarise themselves with the literary institution and tradition that is the Guyana Annual.
First named the Chronicle Christmas Annual, because that newspaper encouraged and funded the objective of encouraging and publishing the works of young writers (especially), the publication is now 101 years old. From just literary and journalistic works the magazine expanded to include photography and art work over the decades. Poets and short story-writers competed to win prizes in the then Christmas-time prestigious “Annual”…..