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· April, 2009

Stories about Literature from April, 2009

29 April 2009

Antigua & Barbuda, U.S.A.: Kincaid Honoured

Jamaica: Mad Tax

Jamaica: Calabash Countdown

Bubisher: A Bus of Books for Children in Western Sahara

Do you want to go to the Sahara desert and read for children living in the refugee camps? Bubisher is a mobile library being driven across Western Sahara refugee camps....

28 April 2009

The News of Bantu Mwaura's death shocks Kenyan bloggers

The news of Bantu Mwaura’s death have caught many with absolute shock. Bantu Mwaura, an award winning Kenyan performing artist, director, playwright, storyteller, poet and university lecturer is dead.

St. Lucia: The Heat is On

Hungary: Péter Esterházy

25 April 2009

World Book Day: Women's lives in the mirror of their men

Do women's lives paint themselves on- or against - the canvas "their" men provide them through the years ? A literary stroll gives us a bigger picture and takes us...

Read Your Way Around the World: Book Challenge Roundup

In order to show our loyalty to traditional forms of writing, at the end of March the Global Voices team proposed a challenge around UNESCO Word Book Day. We have...

23 April 2009

India: India Bloggers Directory

Jamaica: Read a Book

Guatemala: Collaborative Publishing of the Book TRANS 2.0

In celebration of World Book Day, Guatemalan author and blogger Julio Serrano asked 50 of his friends and readers to publish different parts of his book TRANS 2.0 on their...

22 April 2009

India: Election Cartoons

Martinique: Celebrating Aimé Césaire

It is with great reverence that Martinican bloggers celebrated the first anniversary of the death of Aimé Césaire, who passed away on April 17th 2008.

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