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About Blue Banyan Books

Blue Banyan Books is an independent publishing house, presenting diverse voices through great writing from the Caribbean.

We publish engaging works from the Caribbean imagination for bookshelves around the world. Our books feature fun, dynamic stories with engaging characters that live on in a child’s memory. We produce children’s picture books as well as illustrated chapter books. Our stories range from folk tales to contemporary adventures set in the vibrant Caribbean landscape.

Blue Banyan Books is Caribbean culture captured in stories. Under the imprint Blouse & Skirt Books, we produce radical and riveting poetry, prose and graphic novels for adults and young adults.

About Blouse and Skirt Books

Blouse and Skirt is the Jamaican term used to express
euphoria, awe, and admiration. These are the ideals behind
Blouse & Skirt Books, an imprint of Blue Banyan Books.

Blouse & Skirt Books publishes radical and riveting poetry and prose by some of the best writers coming out of the Caribbean today. Our press seeks to uncover, discover, and recover Caribbean writers with something to say, who say it well, and say it differently.

From romance to history, drama to fantasy, memoires to mysteries – Blouse & Skirt Books focuses on works for young adults and adults.

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