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Reading by Jamaican-American poet Shara McCallum

Poet and Penn State Liberal Arts professor of English Shara McCallum will read from her works as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series. The reading, free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30pm on January 25, in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium (Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania). 311 more words

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Every Little Thing Gonna Be All Right: Review of “The Marvellous Equations of the Dread”

Here is a marvelous review of Marcia Douglas’s The Marvellous Equations of the Dread: A Novel in Bass Riddim by Louisa Ermelino (Publishers Weekly… 649 more words

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Ishion Hutchinson, Seafarer

Earlier this month, the acclaimed Jamaican poet Ishion Hutchinson visited the UK to mark the publication of House of Lords and Commons, his first collection to be published by… 505 more words

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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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