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Stories by Ann-Margaret Lim - Contributor

Published:Sunday | July 21, 2019 | 12:17 AMAnn-Margaret Lim - Contributor

In his New and Collected Poems (Peepal Tree Press 2018), we travel from Ian McDonald, the dad watching his new-born son sleep to Ian McDonald, the grandpa, watching his granddaughter sleep; from a young man marvelling at the mystery, wander, and...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:18 AMAnn-Margaret Lim - Contributor

Lisa McLean’s Love Has Wrinkles – her first published children’s book – is exactly what Fae Ellington says in her blurb: lovely. As Ellington writes in her endorsement of the book, it “addresses the issue of the importance of the extended family…...

Published:Sunday | April 14, 2019 | 12:19 AMAnn-Margaret Lim - Contributor

The narrative poem Prophets by Kwame Dawes captures the ­essence of Jamaican life, depicting the influences of the Bible, reggae and dancehall on the Jamaican psyche through the dual ­depiction of Clarice and Thalbot – both considered ­prophets by...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:30 AMAnn-Margaret Lim - Contributor

A Jamaican male-perspective answer to Emily Bronte’s Jane Eyre, Dwight Thompson’s first novel, Death Register, is a Bildung Romans (coming of age) story set in modern-day St James, Jamaica. The writing is good, but at the same time, you know there...

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