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Guyana: Moray House: Kyk Poems 1981-1989 Literature in the Making- November 13. 2021- ZOOM Meeting

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You are warmly invited to attend the second recital of poems from Kyk-over-al.
Title:           Kyk Poems: 1981-1989

Readers:    Russel Lancaster, Al Creighton, Konyo Addo, Michelle (Carter) Saywack, Graham Atkinson, John Robert Lee, Michella Alli and others.

Date:          Saturday 13th November 2021

Time:          5PM Guyana, 4PM New York, 9PM London


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A Celebration of Guyana in Poetry and Music – London UK. – 28 October 2016

A Celebration of Guyana in Poetry and Music


John Agard, Malika Booker, Grace Nichols & Keith Waithe

Friday 28 October 2016 at 6pm
Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Celebrating 50 years since its independence from the United Kingdom are four of the most well-known artists from Guyana, whose work reflects the country’s colourful past and present. Come and listen to three award-winning poets – John AgardMalika Booker and Grace Nichols – whose lively work moves from a newly independent Guyana to a postcolonial Britain both uncomfortable with its new arrivals yet strangely home. Alongside them is noted flautist Keith Waithe, playing his distinctive fusion of jazz, classical, African, Caribbean, Asian and Western music. The event will open with a reading from Cyril Dabydeen. It promises to be an unforgettable 50th birthday party.      Continue reading

My Multi-Ethnic Friends & Other Stories – by Cyril Dabydeen

An Appreciation of Cyril Dabydeen’s Storytelling

BOOK REVIEW: My Multi-Ethnic Friends & Other Stories

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Cyril Dabydeen to give McLeod Lecture – “Being Canadian”

Cyril Dabydeen to give The McLeod Lecture at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada.

Cyril Dabydeen

Cyril Dabydeen

The Department of English and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Lakehead University has invited  Guyana-born Cyril Dabydeen to give this year’s McLeod Lecture at Lakehead University on February 8. He will be speaking on the topic of “Being Canadian”—as well doing a reading.

Dabydeen recently participated in the 12th International Conference on the Short Story English held in North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. An acclaimed author (poet, novelist, and short story writer—as well as book critic and anthologist.      Continue reading

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