Set in Belize City in the 80s and 90s, Benjy is the story of a young man unexpectedly stricken by a mental disorder. We see him struggle to survive in a world where too many people do not understand that even in the midst of his often chaotic and violent circumstances, the emotions of love, fairness, and honesty, remain intact…
This collection of short stories by Belizean women writers reflects the memories, dreams and nightmares of women. From accounts of abuse and stories of strength to memories of history, this collection tells untold tales of women's lives in Belize.
The stories in this second volume of Memories, Dreams and Nightmares are not only the voices of women, they are the voices of writers demanding to be heard, claiming a place in history, shaping through their vision the landscape of our Belizean/ Caribbean/ Central Americanness.
This collection of four short stories written in Spanish integrates folklore and historical events in the early days of Belize's western border settlement of "Old Bank" or Benque Viejo as the settlers called it. Each story describes an experience with the supernatural presented in a cultural context within a changing society.
This collection contains a remarkable cross-section of Belizean life. The works range from the humorous to the tragic, are based on myth and in real life, and have been created by some of the country's best known writers, artists and performers.
Belize’s rich cultural diversity is brought to life in this new anthology of short stories. Spanning a creative period of 40 years, the work is a wonderful sampler of the literary development and unique character of Belizean life.
Zoila Ellis’s stories restore human community, nature, and ancient beliefs to their rightful places in our misguided world. Her literary landscape spans the Caribbean, England, Central America and the USA.