Contemporary Caribbean Authors' Papers: Record Keeping, Creative Practices and Preservation in the Digital Age

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Abstract

Drawing from a series of interviews and conversations with critically acclaimed Caribbean writers Karen Lord, M. NourbeSe Philip and Sharon Millar, the three case study authors who have participated in this research, this essay investigates different types of physical and digital content in their personal archives.3 It considers how their record-keeping interests and practices inform both their creative and writing process and provides an insight into what they, as authors, value through the process of safeguarding their work.
Original languageEnglish
Article number10
Pages (from-to)121-145
Number of pages24
JournalJournal of West Indian Literature
Volume29
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2021

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