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Collection of Mittelholzer’s early writings appears from Peepal Tree

Creole Chips and Other Writings: Short Fiction, Poetry, Drama and Essays by Edgar Mittelholzer, edited by Juanita Cox, February 2018. From the publisher’s website:

This compendium of Edgar Mittelholzer’s mostly uncollected writings brings together his early collection of sketches of Georgetown life, Creole Chips, his speculative novella, The Adding Machine, twenty-four short stories, five plays, his published and unpublished poetry and essays covering travel, literature and his personal beliefs. This is mostly work written before Mittelholzer came to England in search of publishing opportunities. It shows a writer still deeply concerned with the Caribbean, a writer of playful humour who is committed to entertain, not to preach as some of his later work tends to do, and a writer who wrote in a variety of genres (speculative fiction, crime, and the Gothic) that contemporary Caribbean writers are rediscovering.

See the full announcement here.