Author Affiliation, Ana.
Literatures in English; Faculty of Arts and Education
Frank Collymore and A. J. Seymour: A literary friendship
Date of Publication
Looks at the surviving correspondence in the Barbados National Library and the University of Guyana Library between Frank Collymore, the editor of Bim, and A.J. Seymour, the editor of Kyk-Over-Al. The important and similar roles they played in the development of West Indian literature, chiefly by the editing of their small magazines, is well known. What is not so well known and is revealed in this article is that 'in these roles they were mutually supportive, encouraging each other, collaborating, and forming and sustaining a friendship almost entirely by correspondence.'....