Literary Heritage

Kendel Hippolyte on the St. Lucian Folk Research Centre fire

Kendel Hippolyte on the St. Lucian Folk Research Centre fire

My bond with the Folk Research Centre reaches back forty years – to 1977, when I came back from Jamaica to spend a year to help me determine whether I would settle in Saint Lucia or in Jamaica. I had left home in 1972 and […]

Celeste Mohammed on the archival inspiration for ‘Hart’s Cut’

Celeste Mohammed on the archival inspiration for ‘Hart’s Cut’

I always follow my gut. So, when I accepted the commission to visit the archives at Alma Jordan Library, UWI, St. Augustine, and craft an original literary piece, I knew I would be writing about the Americans’ WWII presence in Trinidad. That period in our […]