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Telling Antiguan Stories: a Semi-Review of Barbara Arrindell’s Legend of Bat’s Cave and Other Stories

*as published in the Daily Observer on January 29th 2013 By Joanne C. Hillhouse I just closed the book on Barbara Arrindell’s The Legend of Bat’s Cave and other Antiguan Stories: a new collection which could be a good fit … Continue reading

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Keens, Arrindell and the Children of the Emerald Isle

Children at the Alliouagana Literary Festival in Montserrat got to meet one of their favourite authors this past week/end in the person of Paul Keens Douglas (seated) whose humour and characters like Tanty and Slim have been making Caribbean people laugh … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Stories

I actually did this as a pre-Christmas piece for the Daily Observer newspaper but they never ran it, don’t know why. No matter; it’s good to have a literary arts blog for moments such as these. Congrats, Barbara on your new … Continue reading

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Carib Lit Plus (Mid to Late June 2021)

A reminder that the process with these Carib Lit Plus Caribbean arts bulletins is to do a front and back half of the month, updating as time allows as new information comes in; so, come back, or, if looking for … Continue reading

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WADADLI PEN DONATES TO OTHER LITERACY/LITERARY ARTS PROGRAMMES

The Wadadli Youth Pen Prize has gifted copies of Harper Collins’ Big Cat Caribbean books to the Public Library of Antigua and Barbuda and the Cushion Club Reading Club for children. Twenty copies total have been divided between the two … Continue reading

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Wadadli Pen 2021 – Photo Gallery

As with last year, we weren’t able to have in-person awards this year. Thanks to Best of Books, management and staff, for capturing some of these images as winners came in to collect their prizes and, of course, the winning … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE – WADADLI PEN FIRST: FATHER AND DAUGHTER WIN

Kevin Liddie’s name has been added to the Alstyne Allen Memorial Plaque, sponsored by the Best of Books, as winner of the 2021 Wadadli Youth Pen Prize Challenge. The writer of ‘Mildred, You No Easy’, benefiting from the opening up … Continue reading

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Wadadli Pen Challenge – Who Won What in 2021?

Listed below are the names of the finalists and the prizes they won, thanks to our patrons, in the 2021 edition of the annual Challenge initiative of the Wadadli Youth Pen Prize, a programme launched in 2004 to nurture and … Continue reading

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Thank you, Patrons

The following letter was submitted to the Daily Observer newspaper for publication. Good Day, As founder and coordinator of the Wadadli Youth Pen Prize, I have been thankful for the businesses, individuals, and non-profits that have extended patronage to our efforts … Continue reading

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#ReadAntiguaBarbuda 2021

Originally posted on Wadadli Pen:
F. A. K. E. author Vivian Luke won the 2017 – 2018 Readers Choice Book of the Year prize but these students from Foundation Mixed took home the prize – the school was the author’s…

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