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The Monthly meeting of the Commonwealth Writers of the Bahamas Will be held on Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at Chapter One Book Store at the College of the Bahamas.
Parents of students who participated in the Fifth Annual Writing Competition at Government House are asked to ensure that these Students attend.
Junior Writers Meeting 2pm to 3pm - Adults from 3.15pm to 4.15pm.
Sunday 3rd October 2010 4:00 PM
Inspired by artist and architect Jackson Burnside’s challenge that “writers have to bring people back around the fire to hear stories” and writer Keisha Ellis, the BWSI has designed Writers in the Round, a bringing together of writers and the larger community in a circle around the proverbial fire. Several writers will be sharing words of poetry, prose and something in between seated amongst the a...
Saturday 14th July 2012 5:00 PM
Bahamas Writers Summer Institute 2012
Sunday, July 8th to
Sunday, July 29th, 2012
Entering its fourth year, the summer workshop for writers under the Bahamas Writers Summer Institute (BWSI) is gearing up for its intense three-week focus on writing workshops, seminars, lectures and readings this coming July 2012.
Applications are still being accepted. The cost of this 3-week intensive works...
Bahamian writer, performer, educator and Gaulin Project founder Helen Klonaris continues her work in the development of the writing community today with the one-day retreat, "Remembering Ourselves: Healing Our Colonial Legacy".
Taking place at the Cancer Society of The Bahamas' Cancer Caring Centre 10 a.m.-5 p.m., the retreat is part of The Gaulin Project's Beloved Community Series and the Bahamas...
In 1682 John Sheffield, an English soldier, nobleman, adventurer, politician and poet, wrote a fairly long poem entitled "Essay on Poetry". Centuries later, the opening lines of that work used to be carried frequently by Time Magazine as a filler. It goes like this: "Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well."
Paul Anthony White was many things, but ab...
In the past, I've written on very sensitive issues and controversial topics, as I most certainly will again in the future, but nothing I've written before has compared - with respect to the level of feedback received - to last week's 10 reasons Bahamian college graduates don't want to come home.
The quantity of messages received and social media commentary shared, as well as the nature of the sent...