Blog of the Day: “You are Killing our Artistes and Celebrating it!”

 “You are Killing our Artistes and Celebrating it!”: Derek Walcott

In the Caribbean you’re more likely to wake up one day in summer and find it snowing than find a writer or poet who believes that the way to get ahead in the book trade and the literary field is to look to the governments for support. That’s no surprise considering the number of aspiring writers who, over the years, have felt compelled to leave their homeland in despair for the greener pastures of the USA, Canada and the UK.  


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