Caribbean Contemporary Classics

Caribbean Contemporary Classics

Classic contemporary fiction from the heart of the Caribbean

There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about society.

Virtual Launch

Missed the live stream or want to rewatch the launch event? 

Full of animations, readings and interviews with our authors, watch for a full introduction to the timeless stories in our Classics list. 

Island Voices

Island Voices

We are pleased to announce our 15 finalists!

view winners and comments from the judges

Interviews with our authors

Listen to Debbie Jacob discuss her inspiration behind the story and the characters in Nevile and the Lost Bridge, and how it will make you see the Caribbean in a new light.

Read our interview with Curdella Forbes, author of Songs of Silence

Read our interview with Paulette Ramsay, author of Letters Home


Listen to Debbie Jacob read Chapter 10 'Lost' from Nevile and the Lost Bridge.

Listen to an excerpt of Sprat Morrison

Listen to an excerpt of Old Story Time


Hear what our readers and teachers have to say about Old Story Time.

Letters Home: Trailer

Find out about Paulette Ramay's Letters Home.

Want to see more? See an excerpt of the book in a dramatisation by clicking the link below.


Over Our Way: Animation

See an exerpt of Over Our Way dramatised in animated format. 

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