So last week was my birthday, and the day after I went to my first literary festival as a panelist. This was all new to me, and I was nervous at first, but lucky me, I had some really lovely people at my side to keep me grounded and help me feel confident. I got … Continue reading My Life As A Panelist or Bocas Lit Fest 2015
I have a new guest blog post up on my friend Tonya's awesome Spec Fic Genre Love website. You can check out the Limits of the Imagination by clicking here. Let me know what you think in the comments. Stay thirsty, my friends!
Yep. We had a great time eating the food and drinking the drink. Marathon watching TV shows on Netflix and going to the cinema to cheer for the final chapter of The Hobbit. So we are all refreshed now and should be ready for what comes next. A year of great storytelling. We will be … Continue reading Happy New Year! Time to Start Writing Now.
Heh. Look, Ma, I'm famous. The Trinidad Guardian wrote a small article on my panel at the Bocas Lit Festival last week Sunday. They mentioned me and everything. It's a proud day, I tell you. I had a marvelous time at that Festival, mostly because I got to hang out with KAREN LORD! You heard … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS – An Article About My Appearance At The Bocas Lit Festival South
If you are from Trinidad and Tobago, or you'll be in Trinidad on October 27th 2014, feel free to come on down to the Carnegie Library in San Fernando on Library Corner. I'll be holding a Meet and Greet session for Library Week from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. There will be other local authors there and … Continue reading I Have Upcoming Appearances for LEX TALIONIS So Come Join Me!
So last Monday I had my first ever public speaking event. I went to the Carnegie Library in San Fernando and spoke with the library's book club. I took my sister and cousin along with me to record the events and for moral support. It turns out transport to the South city from our capital … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS by R.S.A. Garcia – A Talk With a Book Club And An Actual Signing!
Greg's a wonderful old friend from Australia and we met on the OWW years ago where we supported each other as we crept toward our goal of being decent writers some day and shared our love of all things cricket. Greg wrote this amazing, emotional, dystopic yet almost urban fantasy book called 'Nine Planets' that really didn't … Continue reading Greg Byrne Got One Hell of a Publishers Weekly Review For His Debut Novel Nine Planets!
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!