51 min

Episode 5 New Caribbean Voices

    • Arts

In this fifth episode poet and presenter Malika Booker converses with Trinidadian-born British novelist Monique Roffey in their office at Manchester Metropolitan University. They speak about Roffey’s prize winning novel, Mermaid of Black Conch (Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2020) then the writer shares an excerpt from her enchanting novel. We then travel to Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival to hear Trinidadian poet Lauren K. Alleyne reading from her collection Honeyfish.

The New Caribbean voices podcast celebrates the best of Caribbean and black British literature and culture.

Produced by Melody Triumph for Peepal Tree Press, Artwork featured `Rainbow` is by Stanley Greaves. Music by Chris Campbell. With special thanks to Arts Council England and the Clarissa Luard Award.

In this fifth episode poet and presenter Malika Booker converses with Trinidadian-born British novelist Monique Roffey in their office at Manchester Metropolitan University. They speak about Roffey’s prize winning novel, Mermaid of Black Conch (Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2020) then the writer shares an excerpt from her enchanting novel. We then travel to Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival to hear Trinidadian poet Lauren K. Alleyne reading from her collection Honeyfish.

The New Caribbean voices podcast celebrates the best of Caribbean and black British literature and culture.

Produced by Melody Triumph for Peepal Tree Press, Artwork featured `Rainbow` is by Stanley Greaves. Music by Chris Campbell. With special thanks to Arts Council England and the Clarissa Luard Award.

51 min

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