Poui accepts Simmons-McDonald’s burnt offerings The editors of Poui, the Cave Hill Literary Annual, “are happy to see that so many of our regular contributors continue to send us work” while at the same time they feel “it is good to find a number of new voices”.
Poui introduces poet Richard Allsopp One of the many significant features of Poui, the Cave Hill Literary Annual, is that one can always look forward to its introduction of noteworthy new writers.
‘My life, my country’ There exists a slim, neat volume of some fifty pages, unobtrusive and unheralded, whose worth is several times more than its unassuming appearance and deserving of much more attention than it has ever been given.
So was Carifesta X worth the effort? Carifesta X is already fading from the headlines but it will take a much longer time before it begins to show any signs of fading from memory.
Was Carifesta worth the effort and expense? Among the most memorable features of Carifesta X in Guyana were the interventions of the major writers, and, generally, that is how it should be.
The Pre-Carifesta programme has paid off As the Tenth Caribbean Festival of the Arts gets into full stride, the public awareness campaign in Guyana seems to have already begun to show some positive returns.
‘One people’ Wan one tree so many leaves one tree one river so many creeks all are going to one sea one head so many thoughts thoughts among which one good one must be one God so many ways of worshipping but one Father one Suriname so many hair types so many skin colours so many tongues one people Robin DobruTo be described as Janus-faced is no compliment.
UG has a close partnership with Carifesta management We would like Carifesta X to showcase not only the great cultural talent that this region has spawned over the short period of Caribbean history, but the great philosophical legacy and diverse economic, productive and natural resource capacities that we as a region have to offer.