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Reading along!

By Ardain Isma How many books can you read in one week? Some people read as many as five books. Others simple can only read one. No matter the number of books one can read in a particular period of…
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)…