Snippets from Calabash 2014

So the 2014 Calabash International Literary Festival came and went. I was for the first time a bum. That happens when you are exhausted. But even though I missed some readings and other activities they were a few tidbits that will stay with me forever.

“If someone is trying to shut you up don’t shut up.” – Sir Salman Rushdie

“Profanity is another colour on the palette.'” – Adam Mansbach

And Jamaica Kincaid’s opinion on alcohol, mental illness and how they both together with writing.

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