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Five Questions about Pamela Mordecai’s “de book of Mary”

Here are a two short excerpts from “Five Questions about de book of Mary with Pamela Mordecai,” published yesterday on Poéfrika—a fascinating read. I can’t believe I missed this book the first time around; now I feel compelled to find it. 298 more words


Book Launch: Colin Channer’s “Providential”

On Thursday, September 10, 2015, at 7:30pm, Colin Channer—in conversation with Paul Holdengraber of the New York Public Library—will present his debut poetry collection, Providential… 492 more words

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Marlon James among authors on the St. Francis College Literary Prize shortlist

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle recently announced the six authors chosen for the St. Francis College Literary Prize shortlist. Among them is Jamaican author Marlon James ( 416 more words


Forthcoming Book: Donna Aza Weir-Soley’s “The Woman Who Knew”

Jamaican born writer and professor of English Donna Aza Weir-Soley has recently published her latest poetry collection, The Woman Who Knew (Finishing Line Press, 2015). The book is available for pre-ordering at this time. 171 more words

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Feature on Erika Heslop Martin, Jamaican author and poet

By: Denise N. Fyffe.
Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe

Erika Heslop Martin a.k.a. Poetess Er is a multi-talented, young and inspired Jamaican Poet born in Kingston, Jamaica. 689 more words

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Jamaican Writers: Feature on Louise Bennett, Ms. Lou

Louise Simone Bennett-Coverley or Miss Lou, OM, OJ, MBE (7 September 1919 – 26 July 2006), was a Jamaican poet, folklorist, writer, and educator. 267 more words

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Feature on Poetess Denise N. Fyffe, Jamaican author and poet

Denise N. Fyffe, writer, poet, trainer, e-learning specialist and counselor.

Denise has a myriad of talents and abilities; however, her one constant passion is writing. As a… 379 more words

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