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Summer Reading Challenge

We’re delighted that Good Night My Sweet Island, our new children’s picture book by Petrea Honychurch Seaman and illustrated by Susanne Heitz has been chosen by the UK’s Reading Agency as one of only 25 picture books for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.

First Visit – Meeting Dominica and Phyllis Shand Allfrey

Forty years ago I first visited Dominica to interview writer and politician Phyllis Shand Allfrey (and Prime Minister Eugenia Charles) for a UK newspaper.

Elma Napier, Papillote Press

Elma Napier Remembered

It is 50 years this month since the death of Elma Napier, writer, pioneering environmentalist, and the first woman to sit in a West Indian House of Assembly.

And Still They Stand

And Still They Stand

Blog Post about two reviews of Papillote Press’ Still Standing: the Ti Kais of Dominica by Adom Philogene Heron, with photographs by Marica Honychurch.

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My Ti Kai, My Home

My Ti Kai, My Home

Olive Bell remembers life in a ti kai as a child and how that experience inspired her to become an architect. She collaborated on the making of ‘Still Standing” The ti kai of Dominica.

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Making Connections

Making Connections

Three women writers of Dominica – Jean Rhys, subject of much acclaimed biography by Miranda Seymour, Phyllis Shand Allfrey, and Elma Napier.

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Emancipation Day

Emancipation Day

It’s important to remember those who resisted slavery in the Caribbean – and not just on Emancipation Day (1 August).

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Series of en Papillote Press Book Readings

A reading from Dangerous Freedom

A reading from RIFF

A reading from Home Home

A reading from Gone to Drift

A reading from The Art of White Roses

A reading from Abraham’s Treasure

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