Literature & Stories

Calabash: When two writers go to war

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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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