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New novels about ­climate change – ­climate fiction, or cli-fi – are being published all the time. The nature of the climate crisis is a difficult thing to get across, and so imagining the future – a drowned New York City, say; or a world in which...

With Bob Marley brought to life in Bob Marley in Brixton, Sade, who ‘never liked doing more than one take of a song’, nods to Ted Hughes and his crow poems, the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London, which claimed 72 lives, and more shared references...

The Old Alberga Bridge in Gordon town stands as a testament to Jamaica’s history. The old stone bridge, still in good condition, was abandoned and is now covered by debris and vegetation. Coffee production commenced in the St Andrew foothills of...

Review: Dead to Her Author: Sarah Pinborough Sarah Pinborough skirts the edge of a soap opera as her third novel delves into a morass of marital infidelity, greed and controlling spouses set against the backdrop of a wealthy, insular community in...

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP): As Doug Lyon bent over his art project, applying blue painter’s tape to paper, he kept asking Hannah Bachmann her opinion. “Nice,” she replied. “Good choice – they’re all good choices.” Lyon, 68, a resident of the Mayfair Village...

International Women’s Day, March 8, 2020, will be special for 60 Jamaican women who will be immortalised in print when the RJRGLEANER Communications Group unveils its specially commissioned book, Jamaican Women of Distinction: Holding Up more than...

One of the striking features of Barbados’ famous public monument known as the ‘Bussa Statue’ – has a very powerful and moving inscription at its base … “Let my children rise in the path of the morning up and go forth on the road of the...

Pablo Neruda’s Tonight I Can Write the Saddest Lines, and Anthony McNeil’s the Catherine Letter are heartbreak poems that first come to mind when thinking of ‘love’ poems. So, too, is the sad Anabelle Lee, by Edgar Allen Poe. The poems below,...

From May 24-28, 2020, the digital magazine PREE ( preelit.com) will be holding its first writing studio ( preewritingstudio.com) at the University of the West Indies, Mona, in collaboration with the Prince Claus Fund and the Department of...
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