Stories about Literature from March, 2006
Caribbean: Sci-fi interview
Grenada-born sci-fi writer Tobias Buckell links to an interview in which he talks about his first novel. Among the issues he addresses are the representation of Caribbean voices and researching Aztec culture.
Colombia: Happy Birthday Gabo
John Guzman wishes Gabriel José García Márquez a happy birthday as the Colombian author turns 78 today. Both Morgan Burton and Zarela Morales list Gabriel Garcia Marquez as one of their favorite authors.
Caribbean: Proverbs, anyone?
Fun and games over at the blog of Caribbean-born sci-fi writer Nalo Hopkinson, as she asks readers for suggestions of Caribbean proverbs.
Guyana, UK: Crime fiction writer
Guyana Diaspora profiles UK-based crime fiction writer Mike Phillips.
Russia: Short Story For The First Carnival of Blog Translation
Tatyana Epstein has translated a Russian-language short story by Leah Lubomirsky into English – for the first Carnival of Blog Translation hosted by ALTAlk Blog. The second Carnival of Blog Translation will take place on March 28 at Em duas línguas.
Dubai port transaction and Sami Al Hajj in the Moroccan blogosphere
The Moroccan bloggers covered most of the subjects that made the headlines of the news last week. They talked about the bird flu, and gave their opinions about the Dubai port transaction.They also reacted to the bombings that badly damaged Iraq's Golden Mosque in Samarra. But it wasn't only about...