Interview with Candice Lola: “I have noticed that the more I write, the less inspired I have to be in order to produce good work because I am getting to know my writing style, and so I don’t have to be in some disconnected state of mind in order to access it.”
There was a time when I didn’t think that queer people existed in Jamaica. Books (and, honestly, Twitter) made me realize that WE OUTCHEA. Not only do we exist, we thrive, we create, we love.
Book Review: Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique is a masterpiece. I do not say this lightly. It is now part of my personal canon.
You’ve def met one, or at least heard about his trash behavior: eating all your friend’s cereal without replacing it, hanging from the passenger’s side of his best friend’s ride, cheating on his wife with his ex then gets mad if wifey has lunch with some other dude.
A thick book has more story, so to speak, and will prolly have more moving parts to hook me and involve me in its created world. But small books give me the satisfaction of finishing a book quickly and crossing it off my TBR.
Book Review: This book tells the story of Augustown, an inner city in Kingston, Jamaica, where the marginalized live between two scarred mountains, surrounded by the promise of autoclaps daily.
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