Category: Diana McCaulay

WHITE HOUSES: Words after reading Safiya Sinclair’s How to Say Babylon

I loved my father regardless, and I burned with resentment and rage at the unfairness of his kingdom, while I never failed to find comfort in the island he showed me, where nothing was off limits to me, nothing denied.
Just conform, Diana, my mother said to me when I fought with my father. Conform.

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RIO TINTO SAYS SORRY

So on Jamaica’s 2020 Independence Day, if we’re going to entertain the argument that statues are part of a painful history which cannot be unwritten, and therefore should remain standing, then let’s be consistent about the history written on the landforms themselves because these too are our monuments, and they deserve our recognition, respect and protection.

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November 3, 2023
PREE 11 Brawta starts uploading today with amazing new content from Loretta Collins-Klobah, Carol B. Duncan, Rodell Warner, Nancy Anne Miller,
Eugene Speakes, Dwight Thompson, Diana Thorburn and Yzahira R. Valle García

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PREE 11

FICTION

 THE CAY
 Ethan Knowles

THE VENGEANCE OF MOKO
Gilberte Farah

PORK
Ryan Cecil Jobson

THE OLD GUARDS ARE CAMPING OUTSIDE
Alicia Valasse-Polius

LAUREL’S SECRET
Mikayla Vieira Ribeiro

THE GENERATOR OR UNLIKELY BENEFICIARIES OF THE TREATY OF BREDA
Montague Kobbé

POETRY

FROM SPAIN TOWN TO OUTER SPACE AND OTHER POEMS
Mbala Mgabo

MOORING
Shauna M. Morgan

STREETSWEEPER
Jenelle Samuels

REWILDING
Luke Elliott

HOLY BLUES AND OTHER POEMS
John Robert Lee

ART-ICLES

DARK EXPOSURE: ROBERTA STODDART’S THE BERTHA ROOM
Isis Semaj-Hall 

SURVIVING THE DREAM
Roberta Stoddart

BRAWTA

POETRY

THE MOUNTAIN THAT COULD BE EATEN; DAO CHANG
Loretta Collins-Klobah

MAD HATTERS; LEAKY; BERMUDA GOMBEY COSTUME
Nancy Anne Miller

FICTION

JANOAH AND DE SOULBOAT
Dwight Thompson

CHARLEMAGNE FONTAINE DONKEY FOOT
Carol B. Duncan

LA UBER LLORONA
Yzahira R. Valle García

EL CUCO
Eugene Speakes

ESSAY

THE ART OF BELONGING
Diana Thorburn

BRIEF AND CANDID NOTES ON ARTIFICIAL ARCHIVE
Rodell Warner

WHITE HOUSES: WORDS AFTER READING SAFIYA SINCLAIR’S
HOW TO SAY BABYLON

Diana McCaulay

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