By Nathaniel Wren For women who are difficult to love, I wish to understand your character.
Nathaniel Wren is a Guyanese-born writer residing in New York. His interest in poetry was piqued during his time as a student of the St.
Dear Coast Landerz ah Guyana By Gabrielle E. Mohamed Do, prey tell, Why ayo tink Ya own meh lan?
In “Dear Coast Landerz ah Guyana,”creole poet Gabrielle Mohamed confronts the attitudes of coastland residents to their indigenous counterparts by way of a letter of complaint.
By Nicholas Peters Colonialism had already imposed colonial mindsets on the psyche of African people, which meant that they continued to reproduce coloniality as their future even after direct juridical colonialism has been dismantled – Sabelo J.Ndlovu-Gatsheni Living in Guyana can make us very jaded when we think of our place in the rest of the world.
Nicholas Peters’ “Imagining Future Guyanas” is the last of four non-fiction works we decided to feature this month.
By Vidyaratha Kissoon I see the sign – “Doubles $200” – on the cart at the busy corner of the road and I think never mind who is watching, I am going to stand and eat one and I don’t care how much mess I make on my mouth and hands and clothes.
Vidyaratha Kissoon’s “Half of a doubles with tamarind in George-town,” which is the third of four non-fiction pieces we are featuring this month, is an edited version of a post first published on his blog, Thoughts of a Minibus Traveller, which is now in its tenth year.
By Nikita Blair Something’s Not Right In October 2016, Anika Lambert was a busy young woman.
Curated by Andre Haynes and Dreylan Johnson “When your body betrays you,” by Nikita Blair, is the second of four non-fiction works that will be featured this month.
By Carinya Sharples Growing up, not many of the characters in the books I read looked like me.
‘The books that make us’ is the first of four non-fiction works that will be featured this month.
By Daryll Goodchild “Always diggin’, diggin’ in people trench. Why yuh nuh move from hey, eh boi?
“Crekateh” is one of the stories from Daryll Goodchild’s self-published short story collection, Crassin de Rivvah, which was launched last month in Trinidad during Carifesta.
Not many people wan hear bout’ haunting. They doh wan hear bout ghosts and angry dead babies coming back to take you in ground that warm yet somehow cold.
“The Haunting” is a unique take on the issues of cyclic poverty and its impact on generations of people, whose suffering result in issues of mental health, explains writer Akola Thompson.
By Rae Wiltshire De sun used to bake me and dry up me throat when Ah used to help Grandfather pun de farm.
“Grandfather” is one of the stories from Adults, a short story collection by Rae Wiltshire.
By Stephanie Bowry The day was perfect, radiant sun and blue sky.
Born in Cumberland, East Canje, Berbice in September of 1946, Stephanie Bowry nee Thomas, who celebrated her 73rd birthday on Friday, is a storyteller and a counsellor, as well as a lay preacher.