Yes, you read that right! In addition to placing third in the Clarkesworld Magazine Readers Poll, I've been nominated for a freaking NEBULA AWARD for my novella, Bishop's Opening, in Clarkesworld Magazine! This is as much of a shock as my nomination for the Sturgeon last year. I have only dreamed of this kind of … Continue reading The Nebulas and Other Great News
I’m a Finalist for The Theodore A. Sturgeon Memorial Award!
My novella, 'Philia, Eros, Storge, Agápe, Pragma' is a finalist for the Theodore A. Sturgeon Memorial Award from the Center for the Study of Science Fiction!
New Novella at Clarkesworld!
So, I got the best Christmas present ever when, a few days before Christmas, I got the news that Clarkesworld Magazine would be publishing my first ever novella. 'Philia, Eros, Storge Agape, Pragma' is the prequel / sequel to my Locus recommended novelette, 'The Sun From Both Sides', about war, forgiveness and all the loves … Continue reading New Novella at Clarkesworld!
A Film Festival And A Dance Battle
Found this great roundup of the recently concluded Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (ttff). Great to see the films being appreciated, but even better to hear sound critical advice. Yes, our film-makers need to come from a more critical place, especially when making documentaries. We are presenting positive overviews right now, but I suspect as … Continue reading A Film Festival And A Dance Battle
The New York Times Is Loving Our Food!
Here we go in the New York Times again! This lovely little article about a Trinbagonian family cooking and living in New York has definitely captured the essence of us. We are no faded copy of any 'mother' country. Trinidad and Tobago is a blend of races and foods uniquely its own, and like all other … Continue reading The New York Times Is Loving Our Food!
The New York Times Mentioned Trinidad and Tobago!
It was no big deal though. Just a bit in their travel section about the new hiking trails we opened, but at least we were in their headline. Still, we tiny nations so seldom get into the news I was quite proud to see us listed there. Now, if only we could get this kind … Continue reading The New York Times Mentioned Trinidad and Tobago!
Caribbean Sporting Glory!
I just have to acknowledge that this past week has been a great one for the Caribbean when it comes to sport, and for my country, Trinidad and Tobago, particularly. First, to the Reggae Boyz for making it to the final of the Gold Cup against Mexico, a hearty congratulations. You had a magnificent tournament … Continue reading Caribbean Sporting Glory!
Trinbagonian Words And Phrases For the Expert Tourist
Some of you may have seen this clip of John Oliver calling out Jack Warner over the FIFA bribery scandal: Needless to say, it did not necessarily go over well with all the citizens of my country. Many of us are embarrassed by the whole Warner thing, and some people felt Oliver was using our own … Continue reading Trinbagonian Words And Phrases For the Expert Tourist
Sushi-Burritos Taste Amazing!
You've never heard of them? Well allow me to introduce you to them. I just had one of these last month, while I was out with my sister at one of our new favourite restaurants, Samurai. So I can tell you it's definitely available outside of California and New York. Also, they're right. It's helladelicious. … Continue reading Sushi-Burritos Taste Amazing!
Carnival Time Again
It's Carnival time here again in Trinidad and Tobago and if you know me, you know I love to talk about my country's biggest festival. It literally sweeps everything from our mind and gets the body moving to the music. It's just one week away, with this Friday being Fantastic Friday and I'm looking forward … Continue reading Carnival Time Again