Volume 37 boasts insightful and exciting poetry, short stories, personal essays, interviews and book reviews by established, as well as emerging, writers from within the Caribbean and its diaspora. Through the 2023 theme, each submission contends with ideas percolating in the region and its diaspora with
Arthur Petersen is a product of the Virgin Islands Public Schools and has worked as a paraprofessional for 20 years. He explores the world of select women in classical music from the early 1800s to the present. The book is divided into three parts.
Come Home to St. Croix is a very “inclusive celebration” that was started 13 years ago in 2011 by the Landmarks Society of St. Croix. On Sunday afternoon, in the heat of the day, folks found their way to the celebration on the grounds of the Whim Plantation Museum.
The selection process for USVI's Great Reads began in March with CFVI opening a public nomination form for community members to submit book recommendations. All nominations were reviewed and scored by a group of local experts in the literary field who recommended the final selections.
Every so often, someone with a sharp eye and a way with words lands in a unique locale, pays attention and then nails it in print. Such is the case with Margie Smith Holt who fled to Coral Bay in 2004, and in a surge of liberation following a heartbreak, flung herself into a world that seemed to exist beyond the bounds of time – until Hurricane Irma did its worst in 2017.
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