International Children’s Book Day… is wonderful – pausing to consider how books influence young minds and the celebration of their creators. But then, it also made me also think about the under-representation of the creative children’s authors, writers, storytellers, poets and illustrators the Caribbean when observing this day.
VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collective (my literary home but now defunct unfortunately) emerged out of a group of Barbadian writers sharing their work at a little cafe in Dalkeith Road, to celebrate Barbados’ anniversary of Independence. It became one of the 1st forums where writers were paid to be featured. Founder (the right irie) Nailah Folami […]