Jamaican author Erna Brodber—featured writer at Bim Litfest 2014

Good reads, favourite authors & books that grab

BIM Litfest Director takes a breather, answers pertinent questions

Vincentian-born lecturer and poet Philip Nanton launches his book Island Voices from St. Christopher & The Barracudas this weekend.

Kamau Brathwaite, winner of the 2013 Frank Collymore Literary Award for the poetry collectionLazarus Poems

Many of our writers were upset when Kamau Brathwaite, who has been called Barbados’ unofficial poet laureate, won first prize in the 2006 Frank Collymore Literary Endowment competition for his poet

We greet the New Year with two calls for submissions: one for our ongoing series, What is freedom?, and a repeat call for Who sparked the spark?

The cover of Bim Volume 6 feature art by Alison Chapman-Andrews

It's a good-looking issue with artwork by Barbadian visual artist Alison Chapman-Andrews on the cover and throughout. It’s reading pretty good, too, with writing from Olive Senior, John R.

ArtsEtc’s editors recently conducted a workshop on getting inspired and writing for children. Entitled "There’s A Poem in My Ear,” it took place the day after Nelson Mandela died.

ArtsEtc sponsors shirts for Barbados’ Lodge School 2012 Penn Relay team

ARTSETC is known mainly for its involvement in the arts in Barbados but we love it when we also get to explore the “et cetera” side of what we do.