Caribbean Literature: A force to be reckoned with

By Ardain Isma If its music, its beautiful beaches, its food and customs have long stolen the hearts of many, its literature is equally a force that cannot be ignored. From Jacques Roumain and Alejo Carpentier to more contemporary writers…
An interesting documentary project

This summer, I’m currently working on a documentary with film producer Dean Noel. I don’t know when the project will reach its end. Whenever it’s done, you will not be disappointed. Dean is the filmmaker who produced the short Midnight…
Yambo Ouologuem on a rebound

By Ardain Isma Malian famed writer, Yambo Ouologuem, has been out of site for more than 3 decades. But lately, he seemed to have been in a rebound—thanks to a committee of Malian expatriates based in Paris. Le Devoir de…
Welcome to Ardain’s journey

I’m not a stranger to many of you, for I have been a long time writer and editor for CSMS Magazine. I’ve decided to publish this site because I wanted to streamline my novelistic-literary works. I’ve always wanted you (readers)…
Alicia Maldonado: A Mother Lost

Alicia Maldonado is the tumultuous and tormented story of a beautiful, aristocratic and universally enchanting white woman born in Cuba in 1943 to a well-to-do landowning family. She arrives in Haiti with her parents after they flee Cuba following the…