Guadeloupe: 3rd International Congress of Writers of the Caribbean

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Sponsored by the Regional Council of Guadeloupe in partnership with the Association of Caribbean Writers [Association des Écrivains de la Caraïbe] the 3rd International Congress of Writers of the Caribbean [Congrès Internationale des Écrivains de la Caraïbe] will take place on April 10-13, 2013, at the Langley Resort Fort Royale in Deshaies, Guadeloupe. The guest of honor will be U.S. writer Russell Banks. There will also be a tribute to Aimé Césaire.

There will be writers, scholars, journalists, and publishers from all over the Caribbean region, including Antigua, the Bahamas, Barbados, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St Lucia, St Martin, Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. The guest list is truly impressive (I am truly sorry I am missing this event).

Description: The aim of this congress is to contribute to the organization of a Caribbean literary collective, ensuring the defense, exemplification, and…

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