Nicholas Laughlin

Nicholas is the editor of Caribbean Beat and editor of The Caribbean Review of Books (CRB). He is also one of the administrators of the contemporary arts space Alice Yard and the Bocas Lit Fest (The Trinidad & Tobago Literary Festival). His reviews, essays, and poems have been published in various periodicals.

The first Caribbean Beat for 2017 celebrates Carnival

Trinidad and Tobago’s annual Carnival, one of the Caribbean region’s biggest cultural events, is once again front and centre in the latest issue of Caribbean Beat. With a striking photo of a young fancy sailor masquerader on the cover, the January/February issue of the magazine includes a feature called “Carnival is mine,” offering stories about the Carnival experience from the perspectives of a musician, a masmaker, and a photographer, alongside first-person accounts of the Panorama steelpan competition and J’Ouvert morning.Keep readingThe first Caribbean Beat for 2017 celebrates Carnival