Caribbean Writers and Their Art: Lyn-Anne Ali and Glen Nairn interviewed by Michael Anthony (1992)
From - UM Libraries on October 28th, 2015
Michael Anthony interviews Trinidad-born teacher and aspiring writer Lyn-Anne Ali of the Bahamas and Bahamian Glen Nairn, who describes the Bahamas as having less of a literary history than other islands and Bahamians as a people who see themselves as distinct from yet similar to Caribbeans. They discuss publishing issues in the Caribbean; Nairn explains the problems with self-publishing and Ali names the university as the only real publisher of the Bahamas. Anthony refers to several writers, including George Lamming and Sam Selvon, as influences on later generations. The panel discusses writings by expatriates and travelers, and techniques and challenges of writing in Caribbean dialects.