Literature & Stories

Calabash: When two writers go to war


Okay, it’s not exactly Thursday Night at the Fights but Nobel Laureates Derek Walcott vs Naipaul, it’s on. St Lucian Walcott used the Calabash stage to call his Trinidadian counterpart a “rodent” this weekend.

The insult was part of a poem Walcott read out, dedicated to getting upset about Naipaul, while being interviewed during the literature festival. He also got upset about painting and colonialism.

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