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Faber & Faber presents Ishion Hutchinson

Faber Members presents an evening with Ishion Hutchinson November 6, 2017, at Faber & Faber, Bloomsbury House, 74-77 Great Russell Street, London, UK. This event celebrates Hutchinson’s new collection,  342 more words

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New Edition: “Flaming Hearts and Other Stories”

Garfield Ellis’s first collection Flaming Hearts and Other Stories has been republished by the National Book Development Council of Jamaica. First published in 1996, it won the Una Marson Award. 257 more words

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Jamaican Poetry: My Black Story

By: Denise N. Fyffe.
Copyright © 2017, Denise N. Fyffe

I stand in my skin

And I ponder within
Of my history
Of my story. 208 more words

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Digitalback Books Present: Readings by Leone Ross, Rod Usher & Desiree Reynolds

Digitalback Books and Brent Libraries present “deliciously diverse stories from Africa and beyond” with Short Stories Readings by Leone Ross, Rod Usher, Desiree Reynolds. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, from 6:00 to 7:45pm (18:00-19:45 GMT) at The Library at Willesden Green, located at 95 High Road, London (United Kingdom). 291 more words

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Jamaican Poetry : Succubus (Poetic Heathen's revenge)

Succubus

Of my spiritual fruits

I am made weary by you,

Drain the life force from me

Make me falter, make me bleed;

Schizoid thoughts plague my mind… 147 more words

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Claudia Rankine in Banff: On White Supremacy, Art and America

Leah Sandals presents Jamaican-born poet, essayist, and playwright Claudia Rankine, who shared her views on white supremacy, art and race in a July lecture at the Banff Centre. 471 more words

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COCKTAILS AND CONVERSATION: ELIZABETH ACEVEDO, NICOLE DENNIS-BENN, AND MALKA OLDER

PEN America and the Brooklyn Museum present an evening of cocktails and conversation centering on Caribbean women writers. The second in their two-part series presents a conversation between Dominican poet and novelist Elizabeth Acevedo, Brooklyn-based Jamaican novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn (author of  128 more words

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