“Battie Boy,” set in 1950s Barbados, explores a young boy's decision to fight the taunts thrown at him by school-yard bullies. It traces his realization that, to truly come of age, he must find a space where he can think and grow on his own terms.
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Issue Section:Literary Competition Winners 2010: Short Fiction