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· April, 2014

Stories about Literature from April, 2014

YouTube Video Series ‘Argumentos’ Offers Insight Into Venezuelan Conflict

'Arguments' is a series of videos on YouTube that offers insights across Venezuelan society through the opinions of various personalities who know about the reality of the country.

Robert Antoni Wins 2014 Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

China Clamp Down on Slash Fiction

Tweet Against García Márquez Generates Outrage in Colombia

A Colombian congresswoman's tweet referencing the recently deceased Gabriel Garcia Marquez stirred up commotion a few hours after the Colombian laureate passed away.

Caribbean: The Writing & Politics of Gabriel García Márquez

The literary fraternity is only just starting to adjust to the idea of life without “Gabo” – the inimitable Colombian-born author who was beloved by the world – Gabriel García...

Jamaica Names Poet Laureate

An African Tale of The First Love Story Ever Told

World Reacts to Death of Nobel Prize Winner Gabriel García Márquez

On April 17th, 2014, the news of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez's passing was made known. The world reacted to the loss.

Cameroonian Bloggers ‘Are the Future, and We Are Writing That Future Now’

An interview with Florian Ngimbis, president of the Cameroonian Bloggers Association, about language, the country's poor Internet penetration and more.

Bangladeshis Mourn Gabriel García Márquez, the ‘Magician Of Words’

"No, I will not cry. As I believe that he will live at least a few more centuries with resonant words of love, how could I cry mourning his death?"

Arab World: Farewell Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"My heart is sad tonight," tweets Jordanian Shaden Abdelrahman after learning of the death of Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Everyone's “Gabo”

The death of Gabriel García Márquez shocked the United States. The media and Twitter captured the aftermath.

87-Year Old Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies

Linda Jaivin: Sex, Sinology and the Translator

When Linda Jaivin isn't writing erotica, historical novels, plays or poetry, it's probably because she's translating a film by a renowned Chinese filmmaker, or lyrics by a young rocker.

Trinidad & Tobago: Bocas Lit Fest Embraces Audio Technology

Indians in the Caribbean

Expat Life in China: A Review Of Unsavory Elements

In Havana, a Book in Exchange for Nothing

"This book belongs to whoever finds it in exchange for giving it away again after reading it so that other people can enjoy it."

Authors Shortlisted for 2014 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

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