Hello! It's been a while, right? Well, I have good news. I have a new short story out! It's called 'The Bois' and it's in Truancy Magazine's final issue, Truancy 4. It's a futuristic take on the Caribbean mythical figure, Papa Bois, set in a colony of Caribbean descendants. You can find it here: The … Continue reading New Short Story – The Bois
Hope you've all been behaving yourself while I'm away, putting the final scenes in my latest book. Remember I mentioned some good things were coming up for me soon? Well, one of them just dropped. Caribbean Beat magazine, the free in-flight magazine for Caribbean Airlines--one of the largest carriers in the Caribbean--interviewed me a while … Continue reading New Caribbean Beat Magazine Interview!
I've been sitting on this for a few days, ever since my last day at the BOCAS Lit Fest actually, and I still can hardly believe it myself. But the proof is right here. LEX TALIONIS, my debut novel, was just awarded the Silver Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook by the Independent Publishers Book … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS Has Won An IPPY Award!
I'm so excited. Cheryl Morgan wrote an amazing article about Afrofuturist writers in scifi...and she mentioned me! Sure, I'm 'the newest kid on the Caribbean block', but my interview is on there and everything. And I got mentioned in the same breath as Samuel R. Delaney, Octavia Butler, N.K. Jemisin, Karen Lord and Tobias Buckell. … Continue reading I Got Mentioned in The New Watershed Article by Cheryl Morgan!
I have a new interview up on Salon Futura! Originally done for Ujima Radio of Bristol, UK, I chat with the wonderful Cheryl Morgan about myself, writing, growing up in the Caribbean and of course, my book, LEX TALIONIS. You can listen to the interview here. And yes, it was loads of fun.
Just realised I'm No. 16 on the list of 43 staff recommended scifi and fantasy books at The American Book Centre in Holland! They carry over 7 million books, so I think being top twenty is something worth celebrating. I also think it matters a lot when bookstore staff likes you. Those are the guys … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS is Top Twenty in Holland on the American Book Center’s Staff Recommendation List!