Renowned Dominican writer Alwin Bully launches new book of short stories 

Renowned Dominican writer, playwright and cultural icon, Dr. Alwin Bully, has published his latest work, a collection of short stories entitled, The Cocoa Dancer and Other Stories. Set in various Caribbean islands, including Dominica, and spanning 50 years of literary expression, the stories are introduced by John Robert Lee, Poet and Cultural Activist of St. Lucia.

Jamaican author, poet, founder of Calabash International Festival, Colin Channer says of the collection, “Alwin Bully allows us into the attic and cellar of his Imagination, where he has stored astonishing histories and legacies. We are all the richer for his generosity, grace and for the artistic impulse beating at these stories’ heart”; while Trinidadian director/playwright, Rawle Gibbons, describes the collection as “one of victory over historical suffering, political apocalypse and person tragedy. There can be no more urgent time for this message than now.”

Dr. Bully is a famed playwright, director, graphic artist, set designer, poet and short story writer, carnival designer, song writer and composer.

A Must Have – The Cocoa Dancer and Other Stories is available at Jays Bookstore, from the Author (kaibully@hotmail.com), and on Amazon.

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5 Comments

  1. Gabriel
    December 13, 2021

    An outstanding, teacher, writer and a fine humanitarian. Well done Sir!

  2. December 11, 2021

    Way to go, Sir, Doctor Alwin Bully! You are a Great Man coming from the Village of Giraudel, who loved your people, there. May God’s blessings continue to shine upon you.

  3. John Robert Lee
    December 11, 2021

    Published by Papillote Press, based in London and Dominica.

  4. Roger Burnett
    December 10, 2021

    Well done Alwin. Your creative zeal has triumphed again!

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  5. Alan & Prisca Gamble
    December 10, 2021

    Thanks DNO for alerting us. And Mr Bully for the gift of your writing&imagination. Just bought & looking forward to reading a few stories over the holiday break.

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