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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


Jamaican Writers: A Chat with Louise Bennett (1992)

INTERVIEW: A Chat with Louise Bennett (1992)
Caribbean Writer Volume 12 – Lilieth Lejo Bailey

Louise Bennett, a Jamaican folk poet and performer, has been instrumental in giving “voice” to the intellectual and cultural identities of the Jamaican peasantry. 2,354 more words

Jamaica Articles

Jamaican Poetry: Dry-Foot Bwoy by Miss Lou

Dry-Foot Bwoy by Miss Lou

Wha wrong wid Mary dry-foot bwoy?
Dem gal got him fi mock,
An when me meet him tarra night
De bwoy gi me a shock! 234 more words

Caribbean Articles

No Lickle Twang

By: Louise Bennett Coverley

Me glad fi see yuh come back, bwoy,
But lawd, yuh let me dung
Me shame a yuh so till all a… 214 more words

Jamaica Articles

Kas Kas by Louise Bennett

By: Louise Bennett

Yuh se me trial now mah?
Dat marga gal winjy
Want put me eena kas-kas
An big lian story

She sen come call me toder day… 247 more words

Lifestyle In Jamaica

Jamaican Poetry: Sneeze

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

Si, me jus leggo one sneeze,
Mi feel it all di way to me knees… 157 more words

Jamaica Poetry

Who Shot Bob Marley?

Chris Harvey (The Telegraph) reviews Marlon James’ latest novel A Brief History of Seven Killings, inspired by the attempted murder of reggae legend Bob Marley, and delves into the Jamaica-born writer’s background, sources of inspiration, and personal trajectory. 568 more words