Back from Guyana

UPDATE! Couple of pictures:

I’ve been editing for others for a few years now; but it’s always good to improve on your skills. I hope to keep learning as long as I keep living.


“Part of the literary ecosystem are the editors who work with writers.”
– Nicholas Laughlin

I spent the week of January 17th 2016 in Guyana, one of nine participants selected for a Carib Litworkshop on fiction editing.

group photo Pictured, front from left are Peepal Tree publisher Jeremy Poynting, and writers/workshop participants Shivanee Ramlochan, Nailah Imoja, Jane King, and Felene Cayetano; and back from right Johnny Temple of Akashic Books, Kim Dismont Robinson, Ruel Johnson, Tanya Batson-Savage, Richard Georges, and me (in red).

The workshop was held in partnership with Commonwealth Writers, with support from the British Council and CODE (which you may remember are also the sponsors of the Burt Award for which I was a finalist in 2014 and which in 2015 sponsored a workshop that I facilitated here in Antigua). It was facilitated by Jeremy Poynting of Peepal Tree Press (UK based, publishing since…

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