Press Release:– The Honorable Philip J. Pierre, Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party was presented with a copy of Saint Lucian Writers and Writing: An Author Index, by Saint Lucian writer and bibliographer John Robert Lee.
The book was produced by the author to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Saint Lucia’s Independence. It lists the names and works of Saint Lucian writers from 1933 to 2019. The volume records published works of poetry, prose and drama.
It was published by the international publisher Papillote Press based in London and Trafalgar, Dominica. This is the latest publication by Lee whose poetry is published by Peepal Tree Press in Leeds, UK. His poems, stories and articles are widely published in print and online journals with wide regional and international readerships.
Mr. Pierre thanked the writer and commended him on his continuing contributions to Saint Lucian arts, literature and culture.
In February, Lee had made a presentation to Dr. Gale Rigobert, Minister of Education. Saint Lucian Writers and Writing was launched in Saint Lucia on February 26th.