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· February, 2012

Stories about Literature from February, 2012

Palestine: “Diwan Ghazza” and the Gaza Book Club

Yasmeen El Khoudary introduces an initiative by young bloggers in Gaza called Diwan Ghazza, and the Gaza Book Club.

St. Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago: Priestly Poetry & A New Literature Partnership

Caribbean Book Blog interviews priest and poet Fr. Lambert St Rose, while Bocas Lit Fest announces “a new partnership that will work towards enhancing the Caribbean literary scene and help...

Jamaica: Lenten Songs

Diaspora litblogger Geoffrey Philp posts a poem about Lent.

Pakistan: Karachi's Third Literature Gala

The Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) gave an opportunity to authors and book lovers to join together and celebrate reading. Literature from Pakistan and elsewhere was discussed in the two day...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Lent Begins

Diaspora litblogger Geoffrey Philp posts a poem, Cutting Lent, by Trinidadian writer Cynthia James.

United States: Another Assault on Immigrant Culture

The decision to eliminate the Mexican-American studies program from the curriculum of schools has caused outrage. Yarisa Colón covers several initiatives that have been launched to stop this act of...

Azerbaijan: Sari Gelin

Əli Novruzovun bloqu [AZ] writes a review on a new novel penned by Ali Akbar, author of “Artush and Zaur,” the controversial tale of a homosexual love affair between an...

UK: Video Series to Showcase Local Poets

Highest Point is the first video in a series of nine which will showcase the work of poets in the United Kingdom.

Mexico: PEN Protesta! International Writers Protest in Solidarity With Mexican Colleagues

On January 29, PEN International, the world’s oldest international literary and human rights organization, held an event in Mexico City called PEN Protesta! to show international solidarity with Mexican writers,...

Jamaica, St. Vincent: Happy Earth Day, Mr. Marley

Geoffrey Philp and Abeni both pay tribute to the late reggae icon Bob Marley on his birthday.

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