Monthly Archives: January 2018

Conference: Art and Literature in Contemporary Dominican Republic, Haiti, and their Diasporas

Thu, Mar 15, 2018, 01:00 PM – 08:00 PM, The Center for the Humanities, CUNY

From the organizers:

This conference explores the production of literature and the visual arts by contemporary artists and writers in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and their diasporas. This event explores collaboration and intermingling within the current production of literature and the visual arts in both countries and in the diaspora. It will contribute to an essential, growing intellectual discourse about Hispañola and its diaspora in the United States.

More details here.

Announcing PREE – a new online magazine of contemporary Caribbean writing

Announcing the launch of Pree: Caribbean. Writing. which is a unique online platform featuring contemporary writing from the Caribbean (http://preelit.com). Twice a year, we will publish original works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, essays, interviews and experimental writing, giving our authors international visibility far beyond the islands. Our range is wide, from literature, art and politics, to gender, technology, race and popular culture. The first issue is being curated under the timely theme “Crossroads” and will go live in April 2018. In Jamaica, we say “pree dis” when we want to call careful attention to something new. So, pree our website and learn more about us.