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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

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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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Jamaica at 53: Emancipedence 2015

By: Denise N. Fyffe.

Jamaica … not 50 years since it has been around, but 53 years since it has been independent as a nation. This little island is lending some new age strategies to enhance its Emancipation and Independence celebrations. 209 more words

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Aunty Roachy Festival Returns - Set For Independence Village Today

In Jamaica, the Young Adult (YA) Readers Hangout at the JCDC Independence Village (at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre, Hope Road, Kingston) will present three award-winning Jamaican authors in the Young Adult book segment of the Auntie Roachie Film, Television and Literary festival which will be held TODAY between 2:00 and 2:30pm. 297 more words

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