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Where the world meets Caribbean Literature #OurStoriesMatter #OwnVoices


Happy New Year 2023

Happy New Year 2023 welcome to our 10 Anniversary year !! #caribbeanbookmagic #caribbeanbooksfoundation #caribbeanfolklore

Our Snuggle Up Picks this Christmas from Caribbean Authors

It’s Christmas Eve and wherever you are in the world the temperature has probably dropped, the warm, comfy clothing has been pulled out of storage and maybe you are looking for something to read while snuggling up with some hot cocoa or chai tea. Below are a few of the selections we think might interest…

Book Review of The Halfway Tree by True Nicks

#CaribbeanBookMagic #OwnVoices #Ourstoriesmatter #TrinidadAndTobago This review was given using an uncorrected proof copy, therefore, all specifications are provisional and does not reflect the quality of the final edition. The Halfway Tree by True Nicks follows Cherise, a ten-year-old girl, who finds herself face-to-face with jumbies, the supernatural figures of Trinidadian folklore. Suddenly, douens have appeared…

Caribbean Folklore Print Titles

Three amazing Caribbean Folklore Titles available for bookstores everywhere – 30 Caribbean Folklore Legends, SouCouYant and a Folklore Artist Coloring book. Contact for details. #CaribbeanBooks #CaribbeanBooksstores

Book Review of The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey

#CaribbeanBookMagic #OwnVoices #Ourstoriesmatter #TrinidadAndTobago The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey is about the mermaid Aycayia, who was cursed as a young woman by the women of her tribe to be a mermaid. She eventually (after a 1000 years or so) meets David, a young fisherman who sings for her while he’s out at…

Lose Yourself in The Devil’s Playground: Book Feature with author, Troy Pirmal

It’s our final book interview for Caribbean folklore month! For all the authors and readers, thanks for being here and celebrating this time with us. Today, we’ll interview Troy Pirmal from Trinidad and Tobago on his book that came out in August of 2022, The Devil’s Playground and other Caribbean Folklore Tales, a collection of…

Book Review of Doh Jumbie Me by Zahida Hosein

#CaribbeanBookMagic #OwnVoices #Ourstoriesmatter #TrinidadAndTobago This is a collection of three short stories in the village of Quito Quito, all featuring the obeah man La Garou. The phrase ‘quito-quito’ (pronounced ‘quite-toe’) is used in Trinidad and Tobago to be synonymous with the term ‘behind God’s back’ or anywhere that is very far away from heavily populated…


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