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Marlon James, L.A. Times Critic-at-Large

The Los Angeles Times welcomes the new critics-at-large and one of them is Jamaican novelist Marlon James (A Brief History of Seven Killings). Congratulations! 283 more words

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Safiya Sinclair Wins Whiting Award

Jamaicans.çom announced that Jamaica’s Safiya Sinclair of Montego Bay has received the 2016 Whiting Award in recognition of her accomplishments in poetry. Sinclair received her MFA in poetry from the University of Virginia and is working on a Ph.D. 119 more words

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Jamaican Poetry: Jamaica Elections, The End of an Era

It has come, the end of another era,
We can only look in the mirror;
To reflect and find.
To cherish these moments
In history, in time. 54 more words

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Review of Olive Senior’s “The Pain Tree”  

Here is a review by Laura Tanner (published in The Gleaner, Sunday, 6 March 2016) of Jamaican author Olive Senior’s The Pain Tree . The review speaks about Senior’s literary accomplishments and accolades, her long career as a writer, and specific insights to this recent publication: 565 more words

New Books

Act Like a Lady Think Like a Man, Tricks are for kids

By: Denise N. Fyffe.
Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe

Steve Harvey, thank you for penning the holy grail of how men really are in… 235 more words

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Happy Valentines from your favorite Jamaican Author

Happy Valentines from your favorite Jamaican Author

I wish you lots of love, blessings and good good things.

It’s 2016 and I am still at it; writing, writing, writing! 362 more words

Book Reviews And Features

Happy Valentines from your favorite Jamaican Author

Happy Valentines from your favorite Jamaican Author

I wish you lots of love, blessings and good good things.

It’s 2016 and I am still at it; writing, writing, writing! 362 more words

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