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Nicholas Laughlin · May, 2006

I'm a writer and editor with a particular interest in Caribbean literature and art. I was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and am still here. My book of poems, “The Strange Years of My Life”, was published in 2015.

I'm the editor of Caribbean Beat, a bimonthly magazine; co-director of the contemporary art space Alice Yard; and programme director for the Bocas Lit Fest.

I've also edited a collection of essays by C.L.R. James, “Letters from London” (2003), a revised and expanded edition of V.S. Naipaul's early family correspondence, “Letters Between a Father and Son” (2009), and an anthology of new writing from Commonwealth small island countries, “So Many Islands” (2018).

Find out more about me at my home page,

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Latest posts by Nicholas Laughlin from May, 2006

St. Lucia: privatisation of utilities

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Condoms in schools?

Bermuda: Auditor general “under attack”?

Barbados: Senegalese “death boat”

Caribbean: What blogging is for

West Indies: Cricket victory over India

Bermuda: Breaking news: gay rights amendment defeated

Trinidad and Tobago: Government not promoting local technology

Jamaica: Family history and chicken soup

Aruba: This week in politics

Barbados: Barbados Labour Party starts blog

Bermuda: Drag queen defies parade ban

Jamaica: Ghetto tourism?

Bahamas: Diplomatic ties with Cuba

Guyana: Report on International Day Against Homophobia

Barbados: Internet penetration

West Indies: Cricketer Ramnaresh Sarwan comes of age

Jamaica: Mango season

Montserrat volcano watch and West Indies cricket

A woman looks at the rear window of her car, broken by a flying rock from the nearby Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat, on Saturday. Photo from the Trinidad Express website...

Caribbean: A West Indian anthem?

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