From the issue dated June 22, 2007
CRITIC AT LARGE
The Harder They Write: Does 'Caribbean' Literature Exist?
By CARLIN ROMANO
Treasure Beach, Jamaica
Gusts of wind and rain slam the soaked stage of the seventh annual Calabash
International Literary Festival. It's Memorial Day weekend in this laid-back
strip of southwestern Jamaica, just days before the official start of hurricane
season. Mother Nature, like everyone else, doesn't need a reservation, and
she wants to listen too.