Fabian Adunkle Badejo
(1950, Lagos, Nigeria), author and former Nigerian diplomat, directed the St. Maarten Council on the Arts in the early 1980s and was the motor behind the landmark arts festival SMAFESTAC. Badejo is the author of Claude - A Portrait of Power (1989) and Salted Tongues – Modern Literature in St.Martin (2003). He wrote profiles for St. Martin Massive! A Snapshot on Popular Artists (2000) and served as a consultant on the book GEBE Through The Years – Power To Serve (2006). Badejo has produced concerts by kaisonian Mighty Dow and humorists/storytellers Paul Keens Douglas and Fernando Clark. He has directed plays, monologues and film documentaries in St. Martin and abroad and presented scholarly papers on the island's literature at regional conferences. In 2003, Badejo conducted the "New Forms of Writing" course for House of Nehesi Publishers Creative Writing Program. Badejo, a former news director for Today newspaper, is the producer/host of the weekly PJD-2 radio program Culture Time. © 2006 by House of Nehesi Publishers
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An evening with readings of prose and poetry by writer Nukila Amal from Indonesia, poet Jit Narain from Suriname and Fabian Badejo, Sonia Hodge and The Young Poets from Sint Maarten. Clara Reyes is MC of this multifacetted evening. Music by Connis van der Pool.