Caribbean Literature


Welcome to Caribbean Literature
Caribbean Literature is a searchable collection of poetry and fiction produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the titles selected by our editors are numerous rare and hard-to-find works written in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and various Creole languages. Future releases will also feature journals, reference works, and interviews with key writers. New content is uploaded on a biweekly basis, giving users immediate access to a steadily growing treasury of classic, rare, and contemporary literature. The database currently has over 66,000 pages.

Félix Morisseau-Leroy: Here is a poem by one of Haiti's first poets to publish in creole and to advocate creole as an official language in Haiti. The poem is in both Creole and French.